IB 2019/15 A PUF of Fresh Air? Pacific Urban Forum 2019

The Pacific Islands region is rapidly urbanising with mounting social and ecological pressures, as has been well covered in many earlier DPA publications.

IB 2018/12 Markets Matter: Market Vendor Views on Security and Social Inclusion in Honiara, Solomon Islands

This In Brief examines governance and security issues in three of Honiara’s community markets at Henderson, Fishing Village and White River.

IB 2018/10 Markets Matter: Enhancing Livelihoods and Localities

Urban informal (community-based) markets are often neglected by public policy — although prevalent, they are not legally recognised, regulated or financed.

IB 2018/09 Markets Matter: ANU–UN Women Project on Honiara’s Informal Markets in Solomon Islands

In Honiara, many households rely on income from selling produce in informal (community-based) urban markets, yet little is known about these markets and their economic opportunities.

IB2018/02 Opportunity Knocks? ANU–PIFS Workshop on Regional Dimensions of Urbanisation

This In Brief summarises some of the issues discussed at that workshop by leading experts and elaborates on urban issues covered in the

The Development Bulletin - Urban development in the Pacific

Pacific Island countries are experiencing dramatic social, political and demographic change as urban populations increase and the flow of people moving from rural villages

Urban Development in Honiara: Harnessing Opportunities, Embracing Change

Honiara and its surrounding urban areas have the highest levels of population growth in the South Pacific, and the population could treble by 2050.

SSGM Report on Urban Development in Honiara Launched By Solomon Islands Minister of Lands

The Honourable Moses Garu, Solomon Islands Minister of Lands, Housing and Survey, launched the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program (SSGM) report on Urban Development in Honiara: Harnessing Opportunities, Embracing Change on 18 May 2017.

IB2017/5 Solomon Islands’ Urban Land Tenure: Growing Complexity

This In Brief discusses contemporary land complexities in Solomon Islands with reference to land dealings around the capital city of Honiara.

IB2016/32 Visions for Henderson: A Workshop on Managing Peri-Urban Growth in Solomon Islands

In August 2016, the ANU partnered with Guadalcanal Provincial Government to convene a workshop to explore visions, priorities, and options for the future development


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