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PSDI helps Pacific countries achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth by improving their business environments.

Reforms supported by PSDI reduce constraints to doing business, incentivize entrepreneurship and investment, foster new business models, and remove barriers to women’s full participation in the economy. This allows the private sector to formalize and grow, which creates jobs, increases tax revenues, and helps lift people out of poverty.

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10 March 2020
Launch of online Cook Islands Companies, Incorporated Societies, and Personal Property Securities Registry

In the Cook Islands, the activation of the Manatua communications cable, scheduled for mid-2020, is going to dramatically increase digital connectivity. PSDI has been helping the Government of Cook Islands prepare for this by ensuring the country has a modern, enabling business environment. This has involved reforming important business laws, and the development of an online Companies, Incorporated Societies, and Personal Property Securities Registry. The registry is making crucial business administration...

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4 March 2020
New loan product developed for women farmers in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea

In Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, a group of women produce growers will soon be able to access the finance they need to increase their productivity and grow their businesses, thanks to an innovative new loan product developed by Women’s Micro Bank (WMB), NKW Fresh Produce, and PSDI.

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4 March 2020
New loan product developed for women farmers in Papua New Guinea: EMTV news

EMTV covers the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between Women's Micro Bank and NKW Fresh Produce to launched an innovative new loan product developed with support from PSDI.

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12 February 2020
With a More Competitive Private Sector, Everybody Wins

Competition in the marketplace is healthy for a country’s economy—everybody benefits.

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