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For all practical purposes the project has been dormant over the last year. PNG went through a period of drought (the drought has since ended, but it did slow down all agricultural activity); the national economic situation is in a very bad place, and so they have failed to get any further...
Papua New Guinea (PNG), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and numerous offshore islands (the western portion of the island is occupied by the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Irian). It is located in Melanesia, in the...
Rice is gaining prominence at meal times in Papua New Guinea. Though not a traditional food, many families are now making rice part of their staple diet. In 2003, almost 90% of the urban population of Papua New Guinea, and 25% of the rural population, were eating rice on a daily basis, and those...