Papua New Guinea: Improving Economic and Social Statistics (formerly Improving National Accounts and Statistics)

Sovereign Project | 34126-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Improving Economic and Social Statistics (formerly Improving National Accounts and Statistics)
Project Number 34126-012
Country Papua New Guinea
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3946-PNG: Improving Economic and Social Statistics (formerly Improving National Accounts and Statistics)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB will provide about 24 person-months of international consulting services, including for national accounts and other economic statistics, sampling and survey, data processing and computer, price statistics, and poverty assessment, from November 2002 to April 2005. A local consultant will be engaged for about 2 person-months to ensure proper accounting of expenditure of funds provided to the Government by ADB.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sakiko Tanaka
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
National Statistics Office
Mr. Nick Suvulo
P.O. Box 337 Waigani, NCD Papua New Guinea


Concept Clearance 18 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 11 Aug 2002 to 16 Aug 2002
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 17 Jul 2009

TA 3946-PNG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2002 15 Nov 2002 15 Nov 2002 30 Apr 2005 31 Dec 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 24 Oct 2002 631,489.10
Title Document Type Document Date
Improving Economic and Social Statistics TA Completion Reports Apr 2011
Improving Economic and Social Statistics Consultants' Reports Mar 2007
Improving Economic and Social Statistics Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2002

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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