42135-013: Pilot Border Trade and Investment Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will remove the infrastructure bottleneck along the northern transport corridor connecting West Sepik Province (WSP) of Papua New Guinea and Papua Province of Indonesia, and improve the investment environment in WSP to enable WSP to capture trade opportunities for development. It will finance (i) the border facilitites at Wutung, (ii) consulting services for project implementation and construction supervision, (iii) capacity development, and (iv) a social development program ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 42135-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 7393
Loan No. 2591
Approval Date 27 Nov 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 25,900
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Trade and services
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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