As we enter a new year, what political developments can we expect in the Pacific? Read Visiting Fellow Tess Newton Cain's annual Pacific Predictions to learn more about what is likely to unfold in the region in 2017.
The Devpolicy Blog published nearly 350 articles by 156 authors in 2016 - catch up on the highlights and collect some summer reading ideas in our annual best of the blog wrap-up.
The recent protests by Hela landowners and their latest ultimatum in relation to their non-receipt of royalties and other benefits have the potential to derail PNG’s prestigious and important LNG project. Sam Koim and Devpolicy Director Stephen Howes ask: how did it come to this?
Are developing countries economically and politically in a position to achieve the quality education objectives set out in SDG4? Devpolicy Research Fellows Anthony Swan and Grant Walton look at the evidence from Papua New Guinea.
Research Officer Camilla Burkot argues that making it compulsory for women to deliver their children in clinics or hospitals may not be the most effective way of reducing Papua New Guinea's high maternal mortality rate.
- Bal Kama on The awkwardness of moral saints
- Roy Trivedy on The awkwardness of moral saints
- Gitte on The awkwardness of moral saints
- Ashlee Betteridge on The awkwardness of moral saints
- Labor skews logic on effect of backpackers on wages
Henry Sherrell quoted in The Australian.
- Cost of rental housing in PNG too high for low income earners
Michelle Rooney on Radio Australia's Pacific Beat.
- 2016 PNG Update
EMTV story on the 2016 PNG Update.