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Project Sites

The first stage of the project worked in three diverse areas of PNG: Central Province (2012 to 2014); East New Britain (2012 to 2015) and Western Highlands (2012 to 2015). This stage of the project focussed on collaborative work with local women leaders and women and men farmers themselves to create, design and trial a number of learning activities and resources. These activities aimed to improve business and financial literacy and assist with the adoption of a planned approach to agricultural activities. One major success of this stage was the development of a ‘family teams’ approach, which encourages men and women to work together in an effective and equitable way. Click here to read the final report for this stage of the project.

The second stage of the project began in July 2015 with the aim to test the scalability of stage one into six new areas of PNG and new commodity crops

The Highlands Hub sites and partners (2015 and 2016)

  • Goroka and Daulo districts of the Eastern Highlands province —Fresh Produce Development Agency
  • North Waghi, South Waghi and Anglimp districts of Jiwaka province —Voice for Change
  • Lumusa district of Western Highlands province —Baptist Union

The Islands Hub and partners (2017 and 2018)

  • Ward 7 and Ward 11, Tikana Local Level Government, New Ireland— New Ireland Department of Primary Industries
  • Halia constituency, North Bougainville (Buka), Autonomous Region of Bougainville