model of development

Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Are we really aware of the development we continue to 'so vividly' accept. What is the model of development Papua New Guinea should be growing by? the jay-walking ends now and today we choose to walk with direction.

Source: Kevin J. Barr

January, 2012

Development and Modernisation

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Photo: Some of the Pacific youth advocates attending the Forum who were inspired by the work of Act Now!

ACT NOW! was in Fiji this week to make a presentation at the UNDP-organised Pacific Youth Forum on Corruption in Nadi. The presentation linked our imposed model of development to the corruption in the resource sector.

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Elizabeth

Photo Caption: Eliuda Toxok Shark Calling out at sea

Source: "Red Soil"

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Elizabeth

Source: EM TV Online

Gender inequality, corruption and police brutality are among the key issues Papua New Guinea faces today, Human Rights Watch’s 2015 World Report states.

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Elizabeth

Source: Special Correspondent in Bougainville

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Elizabeth

It's ironic how th PM says openly that agriculture is our backbone and yet he will pump more money into Oil and Gas projects. Yes, we understand that services will not come over night but LNG, Pogera, Ok Tedi etc were completed in record time.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: "Red Soil"

The Land Theft of more than 5 million hectares of Papua New Guinea is a huge deal overseas, but not in Papua New Guinea. It’s funny how foreigners walk into the country with that knowledge at the back of their minds but upon spending some time realize, no one’s serious, as seriousness should have gotten.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

"The government is so concerned about the mineral sector and has relegated agriculture to the back burner"

FARMER: COCOA NOT GETTING ATTENTION

Picture: Growing cocoa. courtesy of the World Agriculture blog.

Source: Post-Courier

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Source: 'Red Soil'

“The government’s building our country by destroying it?” That’s the question posed by Sambun, an elderly man in the middle of the Wewak town market, which heated up a discussion that broke out between customers and the venders about what type of development, mines are to our country. (Picture below-right: Freda river courtesy of mining.com)

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Elizabeth

 

Large scale mine and oil production has "sparked civil strife, caused massive environmental damage, arguably distorted the economy, and brought about a range of negative impacts on communities" (PNG Mine Watch)

Violence erupts at Porgera mine.  Photo: Jethro

Source: Global Post

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