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This review examines what is known about the production and use of home brew in the Pacific Islands countries and territories. Data collection involved interviews of 78 men and women from the Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Toga, and Tuvalu. The interviews were conducted in...
This paper examines the potential benefits and pitfalls of mobile phones for accessing social services, particularly in response to gender-based violence, in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.
This research addresses the question of how to improve women’s economic agency in Papua New Guinea, and the security of their livelihoods, without compromising their safety.
In the wake of civil conflict, Papua New Guinea (PNG) was faced with significant poverty and injustice. To help address this, Oxfam New Zealand (ONZ) committed to work in partnership with Community Based Organisations (CBO), establishing the Oxfam Highlands Programme (OHP) in 2003. This programme...
NZAID, the Government of PNG (GoPNG), and Save the Children New Zealand (SCNZ) are signatories to a three-year Strategic Partnership Arrangement (SPA) which runs from 2006 to 2009. The review of the SPA has the following three objectives:
• To assess the overall quality...
This paper draws on research undertaken in 2015 among coffee smallholders in Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, focusing specifically on some of the challenges faced by women coffee farmers in accessing financial services.
Despite rugby league’s popularity on the eastern seaboard of Australia and in the north of England, Papua New Guinea is the only country where league is considered the national sport.
Examines some of the challenges women in the Papua New Guinea highlands face in escaping violent relationships.
Since 2000, ophthalmologists providing clinical services in Madang, Papua New Guinea, have become aware of local adult prisoners presenting with gradual vision loss. An informal assessment conducted in Beon Jail in 2007 indicated that at least 40 local inmates had a significant level of visual...
This review provides a brief overview of Indigenous people's issues faced by the mining industry as it seeks to gain access to land, carry out exploration and, if successful, develop and manage a mining operation.