Better information and a willingness to tackle difficult issues are necessary to ensure a fit-for-purpose and accountable health system in Papua New Guinea.
There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Seventy percent of the aquaculture workforce worldwide is female, with women playing key roles in fishing, processing, and marketing. Yet they do not reap the full benefits of their efforts.
Pacific countries are finding innovative new ways to finance renewable energy products that are making them more attractive to private investors.
Community health posts are expanding across rural Papua New Guinea, where health service utilization is slowly rising.
Adopting international standards can help include cyber risk in fintech regulatory sandboxes.
Here are a few lessons learned about compensation for involuntary resettlement in Papua New Guinea land acquisition.
New Zealand and ADB are collaborating with Pacific nations to help them achieve their development goals.
While not a panacea, more access to trade finance can be part of the solution to foreign currency shortages in Papua New Guinea.
ADB sees an important role for PPPs in developing PNG’s infrastructure and meeting its development goals.