Papua New Guinea and ADB
In the Spotlight
The project has substantially delivered basic financial knowledge to huge numbers of rural people in Papua New Guinea. It has allowed people, particularly women, the opportunity to open bank accounts, do mobile banking from market gardens, and, overall, get better access to financial services.
ADB and the Government of Papua New Guinea promote partnerships with local and international NGOs to bring rural primary health care services.
The economies of countries in the Pacific are expected to recover over the next two years, although building resilience against natural hazards and climate change remains a key priority, according to a new ADB report.
Lizette Ambang, a member of Binz Ice Ambra Association, a women's organizaton in Jiwaka Province, shares the story of women in her village and how learning basic financial knowledge is improving their lives.
A Growing Partnership
Papua New Guinea and ADB have been partners in development since 1971, and the collaboration is growing bigger. Watch a new video series exploring contributions to development of the country's energy, health, and transport sectors, as well as its drive for financial inclusion and private sector-led development.
Access to quality health care is a major challenge in Papua New Guinea. The government works with its development partners, like ADB, to make health care more accessible.
Watch how Papua New Guinea's energy investment program is expanding access to electricity and lowering costs.
Learn more about ADB's support for financing sustainable economic growth in Papua New Guinea.
This publication discusses the results of a household survey assessing water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions in the Tete settlement of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Projects in Papua New Guinea