Papua New Guinea


Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has the largest land area (roughly 1.2 times the size of Japan) and population (about 6.88 million people) among the Pacific Island Countries, and is blessed with abundant mineral resources such as gold, copper and petroleum. However, the transportation, power and energy infrastructures essential for a living base and economic activities are insufficient to meet the domestic demand. On the other hand, rural areas face problems such as a low literacy rate and high child mortality rate. Due to the overdevelopment and the influx of people into urban areas, the natural and living environments have worsened, and forest resources are also declining in quantity and quality. JICA's focus of assistance to Papua New Guinea is on: 1) strengthening the economic growth base, 2) improving social services, and 3) the environment and climate change.


Office Information
JICA Papua New Guinea Office
1st Floor, Pacific Place Building, Musgrave St., Port Moresby, NCD, Papua New Guinea
P.O.Box 1660, Port Moresby, N.C.D., Papua New Guinea

What's New (JICA Papua New Guinea Office)

October 6, 2014 Signing on the Minutes of Meeting: "Project for the Study on Lae-Nadzab Urban Development Plan"
September 24, 2014 JICA in the News and Inauguration ceremony of Pilot Project for the Technical Cooperation Project - The Project for Capacity Development on Road Maintenance in PNG.
September 4, 2014 JICA in the News
August 28, 2014 Brochure
August 7, 2014 JICA in the News


More on JICA's Activities in Papua New Guinea

JICA Papua New Guinea Office


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