16 September 2019
Cryptocurrencies, ICO's and Facebook's Libra; implications for the Pacific

Interest in fintech, blockchain, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, and their potential in the Pacific, is extraordinarily high and growing. However, in scholarly literature and the media there is widespread misunderstanding about many aspects of this phenomena.

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22 August 2019
Promoting Competition and Improving Consumer Protections in PNG

PSDI, supported by Australian High Commission Papua New Guinea, is working with the Government of Papua New Guinea to promote competition among businesses and improve consumer protections.

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9 May 2019
Women and Business in the Pacific

Women across the Pacific are tapping into their entrepreneurial spirit and overcoming challenges to establish businesses, create jobs, and build a better future.

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24 September 2015
Video: Women's Small Business Pilot Project in Solomon Islands

This PSDI pilot project in Solomon Islands saw female dependents of factory workers supported to create a sustainable, formal business through uniform manufacturing.  In this short video they discuss the outcomes of the project and the opportunities now available to them.  The pilot project is one of a number of initiatives PSDI has undertaken to demonstrate ways to support women's economic empowerment. 

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