IDA at Work

Improving the livelihoods of smallholder cocoa and coffee producers in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea

An IDA-supported project has benefited more than 20,000 smallholder coffee and cocoa farmers by helping them manage their crops more efficiently, fight a crop disease threatening cocoa harvests, and gain access to markets. 

Construction worker in Papua New Guinea / IDA World Bank
Papua New Guinea

Since 2011, more than 8,000 young people -- 40% of whom are women -- have participated in an IDA-supported jobs and training project in Port Moresby. Participants have completed more than 360,000 combined work days.

Papua New Guinea

More than 80% of Papua New Guinea’s population lives in rural areas; limited infrastructure is a major barrier to development. An IDA-supported project has helped connect nearly 500,000 people in rural regions to better telecommunications services.

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