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Newsletter: Demining defunded | AAC panels | NGO internet use | PNG LNG | ODE evaluations

Newsletter: Demining defunded | AAC panels | NGO internet use | PNG LNG | ODE evaluations

Australia has defunded demining Bob McMullan and Robin Davies estimate that Australian funding for demining has fallen from around A$45 million in 2011 to probably…

In Brief

Femili PNG seeks case management volunteer

Our friends at Femili PNG (who we support in a pro-bono capacity) are looking for a Case Management Technical Assistant (Volunteer) to spend a year…

Fortnightly links: ending war, food rations, rebooting aid and trade, corporate concessions, and more

Did you know that a Colombian ceasefire signed in June means that half of the earth — the entire Western hemisphere — is now free of…

TB in PNG: the impact on children

A new report released by ChildFund Australia draws much-needed attention to the impact of Papua New Guinea’s tuberculosis (TB) epidemic on children. The report, authored…

2016 State of the Pacific Conference

The State of the Pacific 2016 conference will take place over three days from 13-15 September. State of the Pacific is an annual conference hosted…

Building stronger connections between research and international health programming

On behalf of the Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network, Burnet Institute is pleased to host a symposium on Building stronger connections between research and international…

Fortnightly links: banking and cash transfers, Angola, redistribution, and Rio 2016

An interesting study (gated; ungated) using experimental evidence from Uganda, Malawi, and Chile finds that providing free bank accounts only modestly increases savings and does not…

GE PNG Emerging Leaders Fellowship opportunity

The Lowy Institute in Sydney is offering an exciting opportunity for a young Papua New Guinean to spend 4-6 weeks as the GE PNG Emerging…

What can global and Pacific urban studies learn from each other?

Urbanisation in the Pacific has long been an issue in the Pacific. Migration and increasing populations, costly housing, complexities with land tenure arrangements, environmental challenges…

Fortnightly links: worms (again!), bombs, South Sudan, human rights, and more

The worm wars continue! A new meta-analysis (from one of deworming’s main advocates) disputes the findings of the Cochrane analysis (which you’ve no doubt read…

A day in the life of a Solomon Islands MP

Rick Hou, a Solomon Islands Member of Parliament, visited ANU earlier this year, attached to the Coral Bell School’s State, Society and Governance in Melanesia…