In recent years Papua New Guinea has experienced important progress in key areas of structural reform. In particular, opening markets in telecommunications and air transport has produced major welfare gains for the population.
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September 17, 2014 — Cocoa was the backbone of rural economy but ground to a halt after conflicts and a crop disease. Better seedlings, training, and tools are now helping small farmers revive cocoa production.Read More »
August 18, 2014 — Crime constrains investment and growth, and the costs ripple throughout society. A series of studies aims to understand the social and economic costs to households, business, government and civil society, and to inform policy directions in managing these issues.Read More »