Papua New Guinea

One small step for me, one giant leap for girls in Papua New Guinea

One small step for me, one giant leap for girls in Papua New Guinea

In most rural communities in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a daily routine for women and girls involves collecting clean drinking water for their families. Whether it means a strenuous walk down a steep hill in the highlands or walking for hours during the…

by · Tuesday, 20 March 2018 · Papua New Guinea
One small step for me, one giant leap for girls in Papua New Guinea

One small step for me, one giant leap for girls in Papua New Guinea

In most rural communities in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a daily routine for women and girls involves collecting clean drinking water for their families. Whether it means a strenuous walk down a steep hill in the highlands or walking for hours during the…

by · Tuesday, 20 March 2018 · Papua New Guinea
One small step for me, one giant leap for girls in Papua New Guinea

One small step for me, one giant leap for girls in Papua New Guinea

In most rural communities in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a daily routine for women and girls involves collecting clean drinking water for their families. Whether it means a strenuous walk down a steep hill in the highlands or walking for hours during the…

by · Tuesday, 20 March 2018 · Papua New Guinea
Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Home and boats on the water. Photo: ┬ęCurt Carnemark/ World Bank

Sea level is rising, and the rise in sea level will continue beyond the year 2100, even if greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized today.  Expected to rise by at least one met…

Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Home and boats on the water. Photo: ┬ęCurt Carnemark/ World Bank

Sea level is rising, and the rise in sea level will continue beyond the year 2100, even if greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized today.  Expected to rise by at least one met…

ASEAN meeting explores ways of professionalizing public procurement to meet development challenges

ASEAN meeting explores ways of professionalizing public procurement to meet development challenges

Construction of a sky train in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Seksan Pipattanatikanunt/World Bank
In the past, procurement (purchasing) was not considered to be a specialist function but one of the numerous duties that administrators performed in their res…

by · Monday, 11 December 2017 · Bangladesh, China, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand