PNG

The Six Billion Kina Answer

At a recent Australian National University workshop, a speaker claimed that China’s Export-Import (Exim) Bank had offered a 10 billion kina loan to Papua

An Overview of Women Candidate Performance in Papua New Guinea Elections

Despite the increasing number of women contesting in national elections in Papua New Guinea, and the excitement of having three women elected in the 2012 elections, women’s overall performance

Will Papua New Guinea Be Able to Feed Itself in 2050?

Two independent surveys within the last 20 years found that most of the food consumed in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is produced within PNG. The 1996 PNG Household Survey (Gibson 2001), a consumption

Mining and Reconciliation: Negotiating the Future of the Panguna Mine in Bougainville

In 1989, the massive Panguna copper mine, which was at the centre of a decade-long conflict in Bougainville, was forced to close. Twenty-five years on, Bougainville is readying for a deferred

Papua New Guinea’s Aid Program in the Region

Although it is not large by global standards, Papua New Guinea’s provision of aid to other Pacific island countries has become a significant part of its

China–Australia–Papua New Guinea Trilateral Aid Cooperation on Malaria Control

Australia is the largest bilateral donor to Papua New Guinea (PNG). China became a top donor to PNG in 2014, behind Australia and the Asian Development Bank.

Leadership challenges of Autonomous Government

Papua New Guinea’s Autonomous Region of Bougainville is at a critical juncture. Still dealing with the debilitating effects of an at times brutal civil conflict from 1988 to 1997, the Autonomous Bougainville Government is working to rebuild its economy and governance structures while navigating the final stages of a peace process, including a referendum on its political future due to take place by 2020.

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Updated:  23 March 2016/Responsible Officer:  Su-Ann Tan/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team