World Bank OKs IDA Funding for Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea will receive USD25 million in credit from the World Bank’s International Development Association for a project designed to boost rural incomes and livelihoods in the country’s major coffee- and cocoa-producing regions. The credit will go toward supporting the Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project, which seeks to improve local roads so as to increase market access of communities in the beneficiary areas, the bank said in a press release.

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    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.