Ready to sow: Papua New Guinea’s agriculture sector could rebound next year

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Papua New Guinea’s agriculture sector has been adversely affected by the impact of COVID-19. But according to a report by ANZ Research, exports of agricultural commodities may rebound sharply next year.

In brief: Papua New Guinea and Australia sign economic partnership agreement and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea and Australia sign economic partnership agreement, seafood venture for New Ireland, and K200 million for SMEs still on its way. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: tariffs, fees and levies hurting agriculture and other business stories

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NBPOL claims tariffs, fees and levies are hurting agriculture, SMEs to benefit from government’s stimulus and government owes over K1 billion to businesses. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Ready, set, sago: project suggests the key to a successful agribusiness in Papua New Guinea

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The Sago Project in Gulf Province seeks to improve revenues from a crop already well known to smallholders. Sago Project co-founder Peter Uechtritz reveals to Business Advantage PNG the key ingredients for a successful agribusiness project in Papua New Guinea.

Data driven: Outspan PNG helps Papua New Guinea farmers reap more from what they sow

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Outspan PNG is using big data to help thousands of smallholder cocoa and coffee farmers in Papua New Guinea improve the quality of their produce. Country Manager Basavaraj Y. Mashetty tells Business Advantage PNG it is helping to put the country’s cocoa and cofee on the global map.

In brief: Horizon Oil clears its name and other business stories

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An investigation has cleared Horizon Oil of any wrongdoings in Papua New Guinea, PNG amends Oil and Gas Act and NASFUND revamps its image. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Papua New Guinea’s state of emergency extended for two more months

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In an emergency session of parliament last week, Prime Minister James Marape extended Papua New Guinea’s state of emergency, and the ramifications will be significant.

Meet the Papua New Guinean chemist with a winning formula

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Papua New Guinean chemist Yalinu Poya has received an international award for her groundbreaking research into making sustainable synthetic fertiliser.

In brief: Papua New Guinea ends talks with Exxon on P’nyang agreement, and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea says no to P’nyang gas project, Prime Minister James Marape confident in ‘five-train LNG’ and new date for plastic bag ban. The business news you need to kick-start your week.

Agriculture in Papua New Guinea: a sector profile

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A profile of the agriculture sector in Papua New Guinea, including governance and legislation, key players, opportunities, challenges and incentives. 

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