Monthly Archives: August 2012

PNG’s experience with rapid revenue growth: lessons for the future

Written by Andrew Anton Mako on August 31, 2012 The growth performance of Papua New Guinea and the status of its public finances improved significantly in the last decade, underpinned largely by the boom in global commodity prices of key … Continue reading

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NARI extends MOA with women in agriculture

The PNG Women in Agriculture Development Foundation (PNGWiADF) will continue to benefit from the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) with administrative and support services for another five years. This was made possible with the renewal of a Memorandum of Agreement … Continue reading

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Call for applications: Pacific Research Colloquium at ANU

Scholarship awards are on offer for 12 graduate students and scholars from universities, research institutions or professional bodies in the Pacific Islands and Timor Leste, to participate in the 2013 Pacific Research Colloquium during 28 January – 7 February 2013 … Continue reading

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Goroka show on independence day

The annual Goroka Show is set for another big countdown mid next month at the National Sports Institute showgrounds in the heart of Goroka town. Preparations are in order with the show committee anticipating a much wider participation by groups and individuals from … Continue reading

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Sir Paulias: Develop renewable resources for sustainable development

PNG’s renewable sector has huge potential which should be strategically developed to meet long term visions and aspirations of the rural majority – sentiments from senior statesman and former GG, Grand Chief Sir Paulias Matane. “I strongly believe that our … Continue reading

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EDES food safety programme coming to PNG

A workshop on EDES Food Safety Programme will be held in Port Moresby during August 21 – 22 August 2012.  EDES is a four year programme funded by the European Union which aims to strengthen food safety systems based on … Continue reading

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New office complex for historic centre

PNG’s Lowlands Agricultural Experiment Station at Keravat gets a new facelift to the value of K6.5million – courtesy of Australia-Papua New Guinea Incentive Fund. This historic agricultural centre will have a new office complex by mid 2013, replacing the old one which … Continue reading

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NARI, Unitech sign MOU for collaborative research and training

Two premier institutions in Lae City have formalised instruments to foster a much greater partnership in agriculture research and training. The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) and the PNG University of Technology (Unitech) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on … Continue reading

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