PNG has 'human capital crisis', says World Bank

By Kirsty Needham
Updated May 2 2024 - 4:05pm, first published 4:00pm
The World Bank is calling for PNG to better supply its schools to get more children back on track. (AP PHOTO)
The World Bank is calling for PNG to better supply its schools to get more children back on track. (AP PHOTO)

The World Bank is urging Papua New Guinea to address a "human capital crisis" and invest more in educating children, who suffer high rates of stunted growth and illiteracy, as a way to boost economic growth and security.

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