Papua New Guinea’s Interim Action Plan for Climate-Compatible Development – August 2010


With a third of the population below the poverty line and half the adult population illiterate, PNG faces tough socio-economic challenges. As these challenges are likely to be exacerbated by climate change, the interim action plan aims to develop a climate compatible development strategy that will foster environmentally-sustainable economic growth. Among the adaptation measures identified in this plan, the three priority plans to be launched immediately are – response to malaria, coastal flooding and inland flooding.