NZAID is the name of the Government's international aid and development programme
Over half of
The New Zealand Government signed a joint strategy with the Government of Papua New Guinea in July 2008.
This strategy will guide the aid programme in PNG for the next 10 years, and addresses some of the key development priorities of the country.
The strategy is aimed at:
improving social services in education and health
improving livelihood opportunities for rural people
In July 2009, the New Zealand Government announced a revised commitment to
In 2009, the New Zealand Government agreed to provide PGK16 million for health over the next four years to support local groups delivering health services targeting reproductive health, community health and HIV and AIDS prevention.
Programmes such as the Bougainville Healthy Communities Programme train villagers to be primary health care providers and contribute to the growing pool of volunteers, mostly women, who help their communities.
To contribute to a just society, free of poverty, through equitable and sustainable social and economic development of PNG and all its people
Improving livelihoods opportunities
The Fresh Produce Development Agency is a Government extension agency linking farmers and consumers of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Bris Kanda aims to build commercially-productive partnerships between rural communities and service providers in the
This includes the Governance and Implementation Fund; a joint initiative of Government of PNG, the Autonomous Bougainville Government, AusAID and NZAID to improve government administration and service delivery.
The Bougainville Community Policing Project provides training and support to the Bougainville Police Service and Community Auxiliary Police who help local communities deal with law and order and social problems in partnership with traditional leaders.
Over 300 community police have been deployed throughout
These groups provide counselling, training and rehabilitation for people affected by the conflict in
Gender equity and the empowerment of women
New initiatives focused on gender issues are under consideration.