Papua New Guinea and ADB
In the Spotlight
ADB will invest over $1 billion worth of energy projects in the Pacific from 2019 to 2021 to increase renewable energy generation and improve access to affordable and sustainable electricity in the subregion.
Pacific Energy Update 2019 details how ADB is helping its Pacific developing member countries undertake a structural shift away from fossil fuel-based energy sources and towards renewables. Read more
乐动体育注册The 2019 growth forecast for the Pacific subregion has been raised from 3.5% to 4.2%, driven mainly by higher liquefied natural gas production in Papua New Guinea and increased construction expenditure in Samoa and Solomon Islands, as well as lower-than-projected economic decline in Nauru.
However, project delays in Papua New Guinea, tepid growth in some economies, and slower recovery in others will likely moderate subregional growth to 2.6% in 2020. Read more in the latest Pacific Economic Monitor
乐动体育注册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.
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.
乐动体育注册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
- Preparing the Land and Maritime Transport Projects
- Health Services Sector Development Program (Subprogram 2)
- Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative, Phase IV
- Supporting State-Owned Enterprise Reforms
- Support for Innovation and Technology Partnerships in Asia and the Pacific - Energy Sector High-Level Technology Application (Subproject 2)