New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research

Report

Pacific food systems: a policy review

This review seeks to apply a food systems approach to analysing non-communicable diseases (NCD) policy developments in the Pacific region.
Report

Opportunities to improve vanilla value chains for small Pacific Island countries

This report focusses on the vanilla sector in the Cook Islands, Niue and Samoa. The research highlights how the vanilla sector is being developed in these Pacific Island countries and the linkages that are being established to regional and/or international markets.
Report

Private sector investment in the Pacific: final report

This report examines the drivers of, and barriers to, private sector investment (both foreign and local). In addition, the research seeks to understand the benefits and costs associated with different forms of private sector investment - ranging from large scale foreign through to small scale...
Case study

Promoting cultural heritage for sustainable tourism development: Madang, Papua New Guinea

Tourism has been identified as an important economic industry for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), including Papua New Guinea (PNG). One of the important niche markets for tourism is cultural heritage, which involves “travellers seeing or experiencing built heritage, living culture or contemporary arts” (Timothy...