31481-012: Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Papua New Guinea is one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse nations. At present there are 832 living languages. A major concern in the development of PNG is the low literacy rates particularly among women, in rural areas, and the highland region. The TA will assist the Government to prepare an Adult Literacy Project to address this situation and increase the literacy levels. The TA will (i) review the National Literacy Policy, (ii) assess the institutional capacity of the lead ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 31481-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4109
Approval Date 09 May 2003
Sector Education
Subsector Non-Formal Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C


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