development

Sports Diplomacy in the Pacific: Developing Pacific Rugby League Elite Athletes for Diplomacy and Development

This In Brief focuses on the potential and actual use of Pacific elite athletes in supporting diplomacy and development activities in the Pacific region using the National Rugby League (NRL) as a p

Oecusse’s Special Economic Zone and Local Governance

This In Brief provides an update on the initiative’s progress and examines how ZEESM is affecting local governance as of December 2015.

Urban jungles

Instead of urging settlers in Melanesia’s expanding townships to go back to their villages, governments and aid agencies should plan for the urban future, writes DANIEL EVANS.

Land Politics under Timor-Leste’s New Government

Earlier this year, Xanana Gusmão stepped down as prime minster of Timor-Leste, appointing Dr Rui Araújo, a well-respected member of the opposition, to repl

The Social Dimensions of Economic Activity in Melanesia

The way people produce, transact, arrange and remunerate labour, distribute, accumulate, possess, and consume is shaped by their social context.

Money and Values in Urban Settlement Households in Port Moresby Part 1: Money is Important, So Are Children, Water and Firewood

This In Brief presents some preliminary findings of my doctoral research examining the politicaleconomy context of livelihoods in urban informal settlements

Using Material Remittances from Labour Schemes for Social and Economic Development: Case Study Vanuatu

Millions of dollars are remitted each year to Pacific island states via seasonal workers participating in Australia's Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) and New Z

The 2013 Survey on HIV in Tanah Papua: Gender, Ethnicity and 'Casual Partners'

In November 2014, Dr Arnoldus Tiniap from the West Papua provincial health department presented some of the results of the 2013 Integrated Bio-Behavioural Su

China–United States–Timor-Leste Trilateral Aid Cooperation Project on Agriculture

China's trilateral aid cooperation has been growing in recent years along with its overseas development assistance program.

Status Quo and Emerging Challenges in Information & Communication Technology for Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is witnessing an onslaught of information and communication technology (ICT) services, courtesy of Digicel — a new and dominant player

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