This report examines migration opportunities, projects future migration numbers from three Pacific microstates, and reports on fiscal and economic impacts and the likely impact of a hypothetical one-off environmental disaster on migration options.
The U.S. Pacific Islands are culturally and environmentally diverse, treasured by the 1.9 million people who call them home. Pacific islands are particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts due to their exposure and isolation, small size, low elevation (in the case of atolls), and concentration...
CROP agencies have been working collectively to deliver on Forum Leaders’ decisions and commitments, in support of the vision and objectives of the Framework for Pacific Regionalism. Overarching this collective approach has been the Blue Pacific narrative which has been used in policy papers, communications,...
This evaluation is one of a suite of strategic country programme evaluations that aim to provide a big picture view of achievement across the spectrum of New Zealand engagements in PNG.
This report analyses and makes recommendations on issues of gender equity and economic capacity in the context of New Zealand's engagement in PNG.
This report analyses and makes recommendations on issues of agriculture, market development and gobal markets in the context of New Zealand's engagement in PNG.
This report analyses and makes recommendations on issues of renewable energy in the context of New Zealand's engagement in PNG.
Shifts in global power and growing geostrategic competition in the Pacific Ocean have left Australia scurrying to shore-up its position as a trusted partner of Pacific Island nations and maintain its place as an influential player in the region.
This paper evaluates the impact of the Australian agriculture sector's Pacific seasonal worker program on workers, their households, and communities.
Import bills of food items in Pacific Island Countries (PICs) is much more than their food export earnings and thus they are suffering from chronic food trade deficit. To ameliorate this situation there is a need to enhance agricultural production and to make it market-oriented....
The Forum Compact on Strengthening Development Coordination in the Pacific is a development Compact agreed by Forum Leaders and endorsed by key development partners at the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ annual meeting in Cairns, August 2009. The Compact sets out collective actions by Forum Island...
This report provides recommendations to the government of Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and its development partners on a set of practical actions in the short to medium term that could strengthen resources use in RMI.
This thesis evaluates the feasibility of a Pacific Islands currency union involving six Pacific Island countries (PICs) comprising Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu, and their industrialised neighbours, Australia and New Zealand. PICs are vulnerable to internal and external shocks...
The Government of Kiribati has been considering improvements to its planning, policy, coordination, implementation and financial management processes for some time, and this report does not set out to cover the whole range of proposals for change.
Given the relative newness of Nauru to planning and aid management, this review provides an opportunity for Nauru to identify the mistakes of others and progress more quickly to establish systems and processes that promote effective planning, budgeting and oversight and leadership in the management...