PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Research papers on rural development and poverty in PNG as part of the Asia-Pacific Viewpoint Journal Volume 46.
PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, National Fisheries Authority of Papua New Guinea , PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock
Papua New Guinea (PNG) has long been a site of analysis for exploring the links between natural resources and conflict, having been cited as an example in prominent studies of the ‘natural resource curse’ and used as a source of learning in international debates on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Over the past decade, this scholarship has expanded to encompass conflict analysis and peace building. This paper considers four themes identified in the contemporary literature, each with reference to examples drawn from PNG: 1) the costs