Papua New Guinea

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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.

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Office Information
JICA Papua New Guinea Office
Address
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)

April 3, 2014 Press Release
March 24, 2014 Final Workshop: "Capacity Development on Forest Resource Monitorling for Addressing Climate Change (JICA-PNGFA Project)" (5&6 Mar, 2014) and Press Release
March 19, 2014 History and Hand-over Ceremony of Grant Aid Project "The Project for Improvement of Road Maintenance Equipment"
March 11, 2014 Press Release
March 5, 2014 Kick-Off Meeting: "the Project for Capacity Development of Department of Transport in Port Policy and Administration"

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