BOUGAINVILLE PNG: Capacity Building for the Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources (RE) (WB-P162917)

  • Papua New Guinea
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Specific Location
Autonomous Region of Bougainville
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 1, 2018
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Government of Papua New Guinea
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  • Law and Government
  • Mining
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.60 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 11, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 23, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project development objective is to strengthen the capacity of the Autonomous Bougainville Government to implement the Bougainville Mining Act 2015 in a way that can assure sustainable and conflict-free mining development in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)


Extractives Global Programmatic Support US$ 2.6 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Bryan Christopher Land
Team Leader
Tel: 5720+71276

Implementing Agencies
ABG Department of Mineral and Energy Resources
Shadrack Himata
Secretary of Mineral and Energy Resources
Tel: 6759739514

Mineral Resources Authority of PNG
Philip Samar
Managing Director
Tel: 6753213511


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