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Unlocking Potential: A Gender Inclusive Private Sector Framework for the Pacific Report and Country Assessments
March 2024 | Books, Papers, and Reports
The Gender Inclusive Private Sector Framework serves as a practical checklist for Pacific governments and institutions to measure progress and identify areas where further improvements are needed.
Vanuatu: Women in Tourism Related Businesses Report
February 2024 | Consultant's Report
This consultant's report details the results of a survey of 86 women owned businesses in the tourism industry in Vanuatu, as well as focus group discussions and case study research.
Vanuatu: Women in Business Report
February 2024 | Consultant's Report
This consultants report details the results of a survey of 166 women owning businesses in Vanuatu, as well as focus group discussions (FGDs) and case study research.
Papua New Guinea: Women in Business Consultations (Primary Research) Report
February 2024 | Consultant's Report
This consultant's report presents findings from focus groups conducted in 2022 with 127 women operating formal and informal businesses across PNG and in 2023 with 76 women operating formal and informal businesses in AROB, PNG.
Innovative Financing Mechanisms in the Pacific
January 2024 | Policy Briefs
This paper examines the potential benefits and issues to consider around implementing Innovative Financing Mechanisms in the Pacific, which can lower barriers and provide more options for businesses seeking finance.
Investment For Growth: A review of foreign direct investment frameworks in the Pacific
January 2024 | Books, Papers, and Reports
This study reviews the FDI frameworks in Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu, to support countries to attract, retain, and assess FDI efficiently and effectively.
Invisible Hands: Enabling Pacific Women in the Informal Economy
July 2023 | Books, Papers, and Reports
This publication is the first in a series of PSDI reports focused on the role of women in the Pacific region’s informal economy.
PSDI Annual Report FY2022
May 2023 | Annual Progress Reports
This report gives an overview of PSDI activities from July 2021 to June 2022.
PSDI Tourism Infographic Brochure
April 2023 | Infographics, Pacific Tourism
This infographic brochure illustrates PSDI’s work and key achievements in the Pacific tourism sector.
Finding Balance 2023: Benchmarking Performance and Building Climate Resilience in Pacific State-Owned Enterprises
March 2023 | Finding Balance
This report reviews the performance of SOEs in nine Pacific island economies and looks at how policymakers can help state-owned power utilities address climate risk.
A Secure Retirement: Leveling the Playing Field for Women in the Pacific
November 2022 | Books, Papers, and Reports, Policy Briefs
This publication proposes a series of priority reforms to address women’s disadvantage in accessing benefits from Pacific retirement funds.
PSDI Country Overviews 2022
September 2022 | Country Overviews
What is PSDI doing in the Pacific? These fact sheets provide an overview of all PSDI activities at the country level to 2022.