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Literacy crisis in PNG - 50% of workers can't read

Literacy crisis in PNG - 50% of workers can't read

Updated 7 September 2012, 13:09 AEST

The United Nations says there is a literacy crisis in Papua New Guinea.

Ahead of World Literacy Day tomorrow (Saturday September the 8th) David Mclachlan-Karr, the UN's Resident Coordinator in PNG, says half of the people entering the workforce in PNG do not have any functional literacy.

Presenter:Gerladine Coutts

Speaker:David McLachlan-Karr, Resident Coordinator, United Nations Papua New Guinea

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