Pacific Agricultural & Forestry Policy Network

Effective policies rely on good information. Policy makers from the region identified weak communication, poor engagement of stakeholders, and lack of timely information as constraints to the development of effective Pacific agricultural and forestry policies and the enforcement and implementation of existing ones. A robust regional information exchange was identified as a valuable tool to strengthen communication in the area of agricultural and forestry policy.

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Successful Models of Youth Leadership PNG (2010) Successful Models of Youth Leadership PNG (2010)

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A Study of Papua New Guinea Youth

A research project funded by the Pacific Leadership Program and Pacific Adventist University

Developing positive youth leadership in PNG is an important strategy in the nation's strive towards achieving integral human development, one of the National Goals and Directive Principles established when PNG gained independence from Australian colonial rule 1975.

The objectives of this research are to develop a better understanding of successful models of youth leadership in PNG, both positive and negative; to ascertain the effectiveness of youth leadership programs offered by government, church, or NGO's; and to provide data to improve youth leadership training.

Author: Dr. Lalen Simeon
Dr. Tracie Mafile'o
Unia Kaise Api
Dr. Garry Gane
Ben Thomas
Published: March 2010

This research was supported by the Australian Government as represented by the
Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). The views expressed in this
publication are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the Australian
Government. The Australian Government accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage
or injury resulting from reliance on any of the information or views contained in this
publication


© 2010 Simeon, Mafile'o, Api, Gane, Thomas

The authors of this report encourage the wide dissemination of this report for the benefit of youth around the Pacific subject to the following limitations:
  • Appropriate credit is given to the authors
  • The report is distributed in its entirety
  • No fee is charged

An Exploration of Youth Leadership Models in Fiji An Exploration of Youth Leadership Models in Fiji

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The study provides the results of an exploration of youth leadership, specifically youth leadership models, a significant but often downplayed aspect of Fijian society. It offers the landscape of existing leadership models in both informal and formal settings and highlights successful initiatives that are crucial to addressing leadership issues faced by young people in Fiji. The study was conducted in a context where the potential of young people as leaders at the local, community and national level is mostly undermined. This was the challenge.

Authors: Patrick Vakaoti and Vanisha Mishra

Commissioned by the AusAID - Pacific Leadership Program (PLP)

This research was supported by the Australian Government as represented by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the Australian Government. The Australian Government accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance on any of the information or views contained in this publication.
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