The OTDF strategic 5-year goal for the Infrastructure Sector is Increased access to markets, basic services and village facilities that contribute to improved local and regional economic development of CMCA communities. The Infrastructure Development Department (IDD) work plans were aligned to focus on results that create an enabling environment for the other sectors. IDD provides engineering services and support to various OTDF Teams and stakeholders, for projects funded by CMCA Trusts, mine villages CMCA portion of the Western Province People’s Dividend Trust Fund, the OTML Tax Credit Scheme, and OTDF. In 2016, total infrastructure projects expenditure from all funding sources was PGK14.1 million. Infrastructure sector projects accounted for 41% of all OTDF sector expenditure during the year.