The Economic and Social Infrastructure Program (ESIP) will improve the planning, prioritisation, delivery and sustainability of infrastructure in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Priority infrastructure sub-sectors for the Program include energy, telecommunications, and water and sanitation.
ESIP is a development assistance program supported by the Australian Government (DFAT) and implemented by Cardno ID.
ESIP is working with PNG partners to support improved planning, prioritisation, delivery and sustainability of economic and social infrastructure. Priority infrastructure sub-sectors for the Program include energy (on-grid and off-grid electrification); telecommunications (including internet services), water and sanitation and other priority social infrastructure.
ESIP is also supporting DFAT and international partners to advance PNG’s state owned enterprise (SOE) reform agenda, which is improving the operational performance and financial sustainability of SOEs, and helping them deliver better services.
Gender equality and social inclusion and safeguards are a focus for the Program and are mainstreamed across projects and operations.
Key outcome areas during ESIP’s first four years (2019 to 2022) include:
Projects within the ESIP Program include:
Client Australian Government (DFAT)
Location(s) Papua New Guinea
Schedule 2018 - 2022
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