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Sita, a UN volunteer leaves her home to serve in the Bougainville referendum

Featuring Sita Gurung on International Volunteer Day on 05 December 2019.  

Government take lead in protecting PNG's sustainable Palm Oil sector

Palm oil production remains important to Papua New Guinea’s economy.  

Financial education in Papua New Guinea,key to informative choices on pay-day lending

Many low-income working families in Papua New Guinea struggle to manage everyday cash flow. A lack of savings to buffer against financial woes, such as emergency medical bills, traditional…  

Papua New Guinea’s Innovative Drive Against Corruption is a Spark for Change in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

The Papua New Guinea’s Phones Against Corruption initiative driven by the finance department and supported by UNDP have received regional and global attention as one of most innovative approach to…  

Why action against climate change is so important and How partners are helping the people of Papua New Guinea?

The impacts of climate change will only grow. Among those first affected are the communities of Papua New Guinea. Despite the sceptics and critics, much is being done to respond. Led by Government,…  

SGP Fellowship Recipient share his passion for the environment

Restoring the balance between a person, their culture and the environment is a tall task that one man is determined to take on. Ben Ruli, from Lufa, Eastern Highlands Province, grew up surrounded by…  

PNG: REDD+ Stakeholders Mapping in Three Provinces for a Better Engagement Plan

Port Moresby, 12 November 2018 – To ensure better planning, engagement and participation of all relevant stakeholders, workshops on Review of REDD+ Stakeholder Engagement were conducted in three pilot…  

Maria, determined and passionate for change in her community

Maria Koimb, armed with her grade 10 education and a lot of conviction, Maria joined a community health programme that was rolled out in Domil in 1992. For the next 26 years, she advocated healthy…  

A new step to strengthen sustainable palm oil in PNG

Change is on the horizon for the palm oil sector in Papua New Guinea (PNG) as significant steps are being taken to improve the industry.  

Coastal village hooks more income with new approach to fishing

Madang, May 10, 2018 - In the tiny community of Numuru, home to about 70 people, gardens are abundant with sweet potato and greens.  

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