Corruption is a massive problem in Papua New Guinea. And it comes with a huge economic cost.
Our score on the annual Corruption Perception Index is one of the worst in the world.
But international experts say improving our score by just one point could be worth over K1,200 for every woman, man and child in PNG.
That is K10 billion in total, equal to a whopping 14% increase in our economy.
Successive government have used neo-liberal economics and unrestrained capitalism as their development model. This has had devastating impacts for most people while a small elite has become very wealthy...