Greenlight Planet aiming to help Papua New Guineans ‘climb the energy ladder’

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After successfully launching solar-powered devices in Asia and Africa, Greenlight Planet expanded into Papua New Guinea in 2016 and has been instrumental in the solar sector’s phenomenal growth across the country. Lisa Smyth discovers what’s next for the for-profit social enterprise.

Tourism is on the rise in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea might be ‘under-touristed’, but if numbers continue to increase it won’t be that way for long, and that’s great news for the economy. Lisa Smyth reports.

Help for Papua New Guinea small-to-medium businesses

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Young and dynamic advisors are stepping up to provide support to Papua New Guinea’s 50,000 small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs). Lisa Smyth reports on a service industry that looks set to boom along with the number of SMEs in the country.

Taking Papua New Guinea artisanship to the world

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The global handicraft market is worth $US38 billion and ‘profit-for-purpose’ enterprise REAL Impact is making sure Papua New Guinean artisans are getting their fair share. Lisa Smyth reports.

Papua New Guinea digital entrepreneurs are blogging to bring about change

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In the last part of her three-part series about digital entrepreneurs, Lisa Smyth speaks with two inspiring Papua New Guineans who use blogging to empower their communities.

Papua New Guinea digital entrepreneurs make strides in new and old media

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Young Papua New Guinea digital entrepreneurs are developing followings in film and podcasts. They are bringing something relatively new to the country.

Digital entrepreneurs push Papua New Guinea forward

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They’re creative, they’re tech savvy and they’re keen to share their stories. In the first of a three part series, Lisa Smyth speaks to six Papua New Guineans who are at the forefront of the digital push in PNG.