32189-013: Coastal Fisheries Management and Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The objective of the project is to contribute to the alleviation of poverty in coastal communities in Papua New Guinea through increasing income. This is being achieved by (i) strengthening the capabilities of provincial fisheries departments, improving the organization of fishery stakeholders, and promoting co-management of resources, and (ii) providing infrastructure needed to promote development and investment by the private sector, and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 32189-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1925
Approval Date 24 Oct 2002
Closing Date 18 Sep 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 5,700
Geographical Location The project is based in the National Fisheries Authority in Port Moresby. The three infrastructure components, as originally designed, are located in: Lae, Morobe province; Sanderson Bay, Alotau, Milne Bay Province; Daru, Western Province.
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Fishery
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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