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Knowledge gaps on poverty in the Pacific

AusAID’s most recent assessment of poverty in the region, ‘Tracking Development and Governance in the Pacific 2009’, found that rising poverty is evident, with one-third of people living below national poverty lines. According to the report, “poverty is a significant and growing problem for many countries in the Pacific, with approximately 2.7 million people… not

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Time to step up on EITI in PNG

The Australian government has recently announced that it will trial the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) — a global program for greater transparency and accountability in resource revenues. This move will place pressure on other resource rich countries in the region, such as Papua New Guinea, to also open up their books. For those unfamiliar with

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