Papua New Guinea’s is now in its 15th successive year of positive economic growth, with rates rising progressively until 2011, but declining since then, apart from the leap in 2014/15 associated with the commencement of production from PNGLNG.
IMPACT OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE ON AGRICULTURE EXPORTS AND IMPORTS
The war torn or famine stricken under developed countries such as Somalia, Ethiopia and Rwanda clearly
have very basic health care needs. Primary and preventive strategies should be the priority.
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
This report stems from a simple observation: that since Independence in 1975, Papua New Guinea’s economic and social development outcomes have not matched people’s aspirations or government promises. Indeed, despite the abundance of its riches, PNG lags behind its Pacific neighbours on many important development indicators.
Only 10 percent of the population in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has access to the national electricity grid, leaving 6.3 million people without access to the energy needed to meet their basic needs. Lack of reliable lighting limits people’s ability to undertake daily activities like household chores, reading, schoolwork, and conducting business outside of daylight hours.
Pacific Island states are some of the most vulnerable nations in the world when it comes to the impact of climate
change. As yet, none of the Pacific Island States have any operational coal mines or coal-fired power stations. However, this could all soon change.