News Releases

17 January 2023
Passage of PNG associations legislation to improve governance, transparency—PSDI

Papua New Guinea has passed the PSDI-supported Associations Incorporation Act 2023, helping the country's associations function in the best interests of their members.

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14 December 2022
Tonga to use PSDI-supported Crises Impacts Assessment to guide tourism recovery, resilience

PSDI has supported Tonga’s Ministry of Tourism to assess the impact of Tropical Cyclone Harold, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami, and COVID-19 on the country’s tourism sector.

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5 December 2022
PSDI convenes Pacific competition law officials ahead of international cartel law workshop

PSDI has convened government officials from across the Pacific for a cartel law roundtable ahead of the International Competition Network’s 2022 Cartel Workshop in New Zealand.

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15 November 2022
Reform key to address Pacific women's disadvantage in accessing retirement fund benefits—PSDI report

Lower wages, uncertain employment, and caring responsibilities all impact on the retirement fund contributions Pacific women can make throughout their lives, a new PSDI report argues.

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10 November 2022
PNG's MAMA BANK, NKW Fresh, and PSDI help boost agriculture through tailored finance product

PSDI, Women's Micro Bank Limited (MAMA BANK), and produce distributor NKW Fresh have united to develop a tailored agriculture finance product which can help vegetable growers in PNG's Morobe province boost production and grow their incomes.

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20 July 2022
PNG Government and ADB's PSDI sign MoU to support PNG Securities Commission on capital market development

PSDI and the Securities Commission of Papua New Guinea (SCPNG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster capital market development and improve inclusive access to finance for PNG businesses.

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