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.
Drawing on the example of Afghanistan, Devpolicy Visiting Fellow Nematullah Bizhan explores the issue of how, if at all, a country's level of aid dependence affects its budget transparency.
In a two-part review, Devpolicy Research Fellow Michelle Rooney explores the historical importance and contemporary relevance of Regis Stella's seminal writing on Papua New Guinea society.
Low-skilled labour migration is important for Australia, but it must not be exploitative. Reducing the number of backpackers and increasing the number of Pacific seasonal workers should be a central policy goal for migration in Australia, write Stephen Howes and Henry Sherrell.
Howard Bamsey has been appointed as the next Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). As Devpolicy Associate Director Robin Davies writes, several challenges await him.
- Anthony Swan on Improving quality education in a world obsessed with student numbers: evidence from PNG
- Somandin Afuyave on Improving quality education in a world obsessed with student numbers: evidence from PNG
- Justin Ondopa on Trump and the PNG 2017 elections
- Justin Ondopa on How not to address maternal mortality
- 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.