Papua New Guinea: New thinking on Budgets and infrastructure

Papua New Guinea: New thinking on Budgets and infrastructure

On June 5 Sir Mekere Morauta delivered a keynote address at the annual meeting of the PNG Sustainable Development Program. Below is an abridged version…

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World Bank talk on Aid Effectiveness

World Bank talk on Aid Effectiveness

On 12 April, the World Bank hosted a panel discussion to consider a number of pressing questions relating to development effectiveness on the back of the…

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Managing the mineral boom in Papua New Guinea

Managing the mineral boom in Papua New Guinea

Navigating a small economy through the choppy waters of the global economy is never easy. But it is even harder when facing the peaks and…

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Radio Australia: Poverty centred in Pacific rural communities

Radio Australia: Poverty centred in Pacific rural communities

One third of the people in the region are living below the poverty line. Poverty is a growing problem for many countries in the Pacific,…

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Radio Australia: PNG's development has never been faster

Radio Australia: PNG’s development has never been faster

A conference in Canberra has heard that the pace of political and economic change in Papua New Guinea has never been faster.  PNG is grappling…

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The life you can save?

The life you can save?

Saving lives is an important reason for giving development aid. In this excellent debate, Bill Easterly and Peter Singer discuss what people in rich countries…

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Aid innovations

Aid innovations

It’s a myth that aid is static, there are some exciting changes taking place. What are the new innovations that are improving aid effectiveness in…

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