43060-012: Improving Road User Charges and Private Sector Participation in Road Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

Development and sustainability of infrastructure is a key pillar of the Papua New Guinea Government's Medium-Term Development Strategy. Roads are an important link connecting the country's natural resources to its people, markets and ports, and thus play a critical role in economic development and in reducing poverty. PNG's 8,700 kilometers (km) of national roads constitute the primary network linking the provincial capitals and main population and economic centers. Provincial and district roads... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 43060-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7420
Approval Date 08 Dec 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 800
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea
Sector / Subsector Classification Multisector
/ Multisector
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Private sector development

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sarosh I. Khan
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport, Energy and Natural Resources Division, PARD

Executing Agencies
National Road Authority (NRA)

PDS Creation Date
16 Apr 2009

Last PDS Update
04 Feb 2014

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