31650-013: Fisheries Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall aim of the Project is to increase the economic contribution made by fisheries to the PNG economy while ensuring sustainable management of the resources. The focus is on the commercial sector, with emphasis on tuna. However, the policy development and capacity-building components, in particular, have relevance for all fisheries. The immediate objectives of the Project are (i) to catalyze increased private investment in fisheries through the introduction of a conducive policy ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 31650-013
Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Date 11 Dec 1998
Geographical Location Port Moresby and Madang
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Fishery
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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