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Aspects of Mobile Phone Usage for Socioeconomic Development in Papua New Guinea

This discussion paper outlines results of a survey that investigated aspects of mobile phone usage associated with healthcare, school systems and income-earning activities in PNG. The survey

Fiji Flag Change: Social Media Responds

This In Brief seeks to discuss and assess the public social media responses from the two main social media sites that were publicised by the Fijian government, for public

Reconstructing China: Japanese technicians and industrialization in the early years of the People's Republic of China

The Chinese Communist Party was confronted with the pressing challenge of ‘reconstructing’ China’s industrial economy when it came to power in 1949.

Mobile Phones and the 2014 Solomon Islands national elections

Information and communication technology environments in Melanesia are changing rapidly and profoundly (Logan 2014).

Papua New Guinea's National Research Agenda

This In Brief discusses Papua's New Guinea's (PNG's) developing National Research Agenda (NRA) and the changes that are likely to result to the conduct of re

Using Mobile Phones to Track Anti-Witchcraft Violence in Papua New Guinea

This In Brief outlines the role new mobile phone– based research techniques can play in addressing this information deficit.

Status Quo and Emerging Challenges in Information & Communication Technology for Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is witnessing an onslaught of information and communication technology (ICT) services, courtesy of Digicel — a new and dominant player

Mobile Phones and Development in Papua New Guinea: Guiding Principles

This In Brief gives an overview of lessons learnt from three research projects using mobile phones for development purposes, conducted in Papua New Guinea (P

Impact of Mobile Phone Usage in Papua New Guinea

Until the second half of 2007, information and communication technology (ICT) services in Papua New Guinea (PNG) were limited to urban centres under the mono

Electoral Integrity, Citizens and ICT in Melanesia

This year is a landmark year for elections in Solomon Islands and Fiji. In August, Solomon Islands will go to the polls for the first time since the withdrawal of the military component of Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, and the elections will for the first time be based on voter registration undertaken using a biometric roll

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