42135-013: Pilot Border Trade and Investment Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will remove the infrastructure bottleneck along the northern transport corridor connecting West Sepik Province (WSP) of Papua New Guinea and Papua Province of Indonesia, and improve the investment environment in WSP to enable WSP to capture trade opportunities for development. It will finance (i) the border facilitites at Wutung, (ii) consulting services for project implementation and construction supervision, (iii) capacity development, and (iv) a social development program includin... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 42135-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7393
Loan No. 2591
Approval Date 27 Nov 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 25,900
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea
Sector / Subsector Classification Industry and trade
/ Trade and Services
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Regional cooperation and integration
Social development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Muhammad Amir Ingratubun
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Papua New Guinea Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Border Development Authority

Last PDS Update
05 Apr 2014

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