Australia Pledges More Aid to Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea will benefit from a new Australian aid initiative worth USD96 million. The program dubbed ”Strengthening People, Develop the Nation” seeks to encourage citizen participation in designing and executing Australia-backed community-oriented projects. The Pacific nation receives more than USD300 million in Australian development assistance each year. (“PNG to receive more Australian aid” - Radio Australia, Nov. 4, 2008)

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