2 Feb 2024

PNG's soaring population woes

From , 6:00 am on 2 February 2024
People in Port Moresby

People in Port Moresby Photo: RNZ Pacific/ Koroi Hawkins

Papua New Guinea's population is soaring, raising questions about how these people can get educated, find work, or receive health services.

The National Research Institute has proposed a National Youth Service Corps but Don Wiseman spoke with PNG correspondent Scott Waide about the extent of the growth and what, if anything, is being done about it.