Projects & Programs

The World Bank’s active projects in PNG includes US$384 million of investments focused on road maintenance and rehabilitation, water supply and sanitation, agriculture, urban youth employment, rural service delivery and local governance, rural communications, the energy sector, and access to finance for small-to-medium enterprises. In addition, the World Bank is providing analytical and advisory support to the government of PNG focused on renewable energy, financial services, strengthening the country’s health systems, debt management and building the capacity of civil society organisations including women business coalitions.

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Papua New Guinea: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)*

*Amounts include IBRD and IDA commitments

62 years
is the total life expectancy at birth in Papua New Guinea (2009 data)
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