Agribusiness

Opinion: Ending the ‘brain drain’ in Papua New Guinea agriculture

Steve Woodhouse, Regional Manager NGI at Farmset and host of EMTV's Farming PNG program, tells Business Advantage PNG that Papua New Guinea's farmers are innovative and quick to learn. In the second of a two-part interview, he says it is essential to encourage more 'movers and shakers' to get involved in agriculture.
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What signs of recovery are experienced business leaders looking for in Papua New Guinea? (Part One)

What are the signs of economic recovery in Papua New Guinea that business leaders should look out for? In the first of a two part series, Business Advantage PNG asks some experienced business leaders what indicators they regard as significant and whether what they are seeing is positive.
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Inaugural cocoa show rewards excellence in Papua New Guinea cocoa production

Cocoa is Papua New Guinea's third-largest agricultural export. The inaugural Cocoa of Excellence show held recently in Kokopo focused on improving the quality of cocoa production to better meet international market requirements.
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Commodities stable but LNG weak: a monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodities and financial markets

Commodity prices were reasonably stable over the month and precious metals strengthened. But the weakness in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) prices continued. Business Advantage PNG’s monthly review of Papua New Guinea commodity and financial markets.
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A revitalised dairy industry aims for cheaper products on Papua New Guinea’s supermarket shelves by October

The first of 500 cows arrive in Papua New Guinea from New Zealand this week, (25 May) as a commercial-scale dairy industry gets closer to production in Central Province. And the CEO of Innovative Agriculture Industries, Ilan Weiss, says milk products will be on local supermarket shelves by October.
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Commodity prices weak but precious metals up: a monthly review of commodity and financial markets

It has been a bad month for most commodity prices, but not precious metals. The weakness in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) prices has continued, with the price falling sharply over the last month. Business Advantage PNG’s monthly review of Papua New Guinea commodity and financial markets.
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