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
Papua New Guinea
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 4109
|Approval Date||09 May 2003|
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