BA, MA (Hons) (Massey), PhD (ANU)
Bryant Allen was born in New Zealand in 1944 and attended primary and secondary school there. He earned a BA degree from Massey University in 1965 and a Master’s degree with 1st class honours in 1969. His thesis was a study of development on the island of Mangaia, Cook Islands. In 1970 he was a Tutor at Flinders University School of Social Sciences, Adelaide and in 1971 he became a PhD Scholarship in Department of Human Geography, Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University.
El Niño induced threats to food security in Papua New Guinea (PNG)
An El Nino induced drought and frost event is now having a severe impact on much of PNG, as well as parts of Papua/West Papua, Solomon Islands and Fiji.