Project description

Project name: Papua New Guinea: Economic Partnership Review
Project description:

Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has requested a strategic review of its Economic Partnership with Papua New Guinea. This review will look across all of the economic programs supported by DFAT and assess the extent to which they are effective in meeting the strategic objectives of the Australian government. This will entail:

  • a brief Political Economy Analysis;
  • an assessment of current support for Public Financial Management;
  • a review across all the major economic programs;
  • recommendations for how the partnership can be best tailored to meet the developmental and strategic objectives of both Papua New Guinea and Australia.
Start date: 2019
Duration:4 months
Countries:Papua New Guinea
Client:Abt Associates
Funder: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Team members:Neil McCulloch (team leader), William Kingsmill