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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.

Office Information
JICA Papua New Guinea Office
Address
2nd Floor, PWC Haus, Harbour City, Port Moresby, NCD, Papua New Guinea
P.O.Box 1660, Port Moresby, N.C.D., Papua New Guinea


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July 16, 2021 Press Release
December 15, 2020 <NOV2020> JICA Volunteer's story - Mr.Saito: Physical therapy in PNG
November 5, 2020 <OCT2020> JICA Volunteer's story - Creativity and Originality
July 27, 2020 Message from the Chief Representative
July 27, 2020 JICA-PNG General Brochure (February 2020)

News & Features

March 4, 2021 Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Papua New Guinea: Contributing to the COVID-19 crisis response in Papua New Guinea through provision of budget support
March 26, 2020 Papua New Guinea’s first national textbook: Japan’s knowledge is fully localized
February 25, 2020 Kiribati declares the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis: Support for measures against “Neglected Tropical Diseases” through a public-private partnership
November 28, 2019 Aiming for achieving inclusive society for all through sports for persons with disabilities: The impassioned ideas of Jose Rodrigo Bejarano Restrepo, Secretary General of the African Paralympic Committee
May 14, 2018 Aiming to Strengthen Ties With Islands in the Pacific Vol. 2: Supporting the Development of Human Resources for the Future

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