Model of Development

Indigenous foods for a healthy Pacific

Land has always been a priority for all Pacific island families. It is our identity and sustains our livlihood. Part of that importance is that our land is able to provide a nutritious diet for healthy living. If we want to  live long and healthy lives we need to reject imported foods with their high fat and sugar content and get back to eating what we can grow....

Source: Stella blog

Preparing for War... A CALL TO ARMS

Gary Juffa

Today we are besieged. The so called elites in power who do the bidding of the pirates that control our resources are fast selling PNG off, neither protecting nor promoting PNG interests.

Just walk into any business and ask yourself how is PNG protected here? A few genuine businesses and investors struggle while a many are merely here as vultures to take what they can while they can.

Submission to the United Nations for Papua New Guinea's Universal Periodic Review

In April next year Papua New Guinea will appear before the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva to explain its human rights record.

ACT NOW! has made a submission to the UN that focuses on the PNG government's very poor record on land grabbing, illegal logging and experimental seabed mining.

We Took Part In An Australian Aid Program. It Was More About Helping Your Country Than Ours

By Aminio David and Anita Tenkon, published in New Matilda

Advocates for traditional landowners in Vanuatu, Aminio David and Anita Tenkon were left disillusioned by an Australian aid program. Here, they explain why.

'Struggling' Papua New Guinea should not be burdened with refugees, says Gillian Triggs

Papua New Guinea is a developing country that continues to struggle for its own people and yet we continue to accept the notions of devleoped countries, who push thier problems under our (PNG) carpets. When we begin to serve the rights of Papua New Guinean's then and only then will we be economically developed enough to service others.

Source: ABC News

Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has criticised moves to resettle refugees on Papua New Guinea, describing the country as struggling.

Potential for growth in PNG's spice industry still exists

Industries like the spice industry offer a great opportunity to get more people involved in the formal economy and fit perfectly with PNG Ways and the model of development set out in our Constitution...

Source: EMTV

Papua New Guinea’s potential to develop a large scale spice industry was again highlighted at the start of the Morobe show today.