31481-012: Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE)

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Description

Papua New Guinea is one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse nations. At present there are 832 living languages. A major concern in the development of PNG is the low literacy rates particularly among women, in rural areas, and the highland region. The TA will assist the Government to prepare an Adult Literacy Project to address this situation and increase the literacy levels. The TA will (i) review the National Literacy Policy, (ii) assess the institutional capacity of the lead dep... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 31481-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4109
Approval Date 09 May 2003
Sector / Subsector Classification Education
/ Non-Formal Education
Thematic Classification Social development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Adam Bruun
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Operations Division

Executing Agencies
Department of Social Welfare and Development

Last PDS Update
11 Apr 2006

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