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Will Papua New Guinea Be Able to Feed Itself in 2050?

Allen, Bryant


Two independent surveys within the last 20 years found that most of the food consumed in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is produced within PNG. The 1996 PNG Household Survey (Gibson 2001), a consumption survey, found that 84 per cent of calories consumed in rural areas and 50 per cent of calories consumed in urban areas, were produced in PNG. Bourke (2009a) used the Mapping Agriculture Systems in PNG (MASP) data to estimate that 83 per cent of food energy and 76 per cent of protein consumed in PNG was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2015
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f2007e8b6e4b
Access Rights: Open Access


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