Project team and partners

CURRENT PROJECT: Improving opportunities for economic development for women smallholders in rural Papua New Guinea (2015-2018).

FUNDING BODY
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PROJECT LEADER

Professor Barbara Pamphilon – University of Canberra (email Barbara)

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA TEAM 

Senior Researcher: Associate Professor Katja Mikhailovich

Teacher Development Researcher: Dr Kym Simoncini

Research for Development Fellow: Dr Pauline Gwatirisa

Learning Activities Researchers: Dr Jo Caffrey, Dr Deborah Hill

Research Network Coordinator: Sanna Harri

PNG COUNTRY LEAD AGENCY

National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

Project Leader: Dr Norah Omot

Research Officer: Jeromy Kavi

RESEARCH PARTNERS

University of Technology (UniTech) PNG

Project Leader: Dr Rajashekhar Rao

Researcher/Supervisors: Dr Veronica Bue and Dr William Kerua

Masters Research Projects: Elizabeth Owa and William Nano

Pacific Adventist University (PAU)

Evaluation Research: Dr Lalen Simeon

Teacher Development Research: Dr Elisapesi Manson

Business Development Research: Dr Khin Ki and Heather Vanua

Care PNG – Anna Bryan and Gloria Nema

ISLANDS PROJECT PARTNERS (2017-2018)

Bougainville Women’s Federation

Project Leader: Barbara Tanne

Project Officers: TBA

New Ireland Department of Agriculture and Livestock

Project Leader: Gideon Bogosia

Project Manager: Barbara Makapa

Field Officer: Bolomes Arawes

Research Assistant: TBA

HIGHLANDS PROJECT PARTNERS (2015-2017)

Baptist Union, PNG

Director: John Kaewa

Project Contact: Shirley Nagle

Fresh Produce Development Agency (FDPA)

Research and Education Director: Robert Lutelele

Project Officers: Iga Anamo

Other staff: Wayne Gorowe and Julie Namaneha

Voice for Change

Project Leader: Lilly Be’soer

Project Officers: Kiungui Be’soer and Sina Joe

TRAINING PARTNERS

Nationwide Microbank

University of Natural Resources and Environment – Integrated Agricultural Training Program

Fresh Produce Development Agency

Unitech


STAGE ONE PROJECT: Examining women’s business acumen in Papua New Guinea: Working with women smallholders (2012-2015)

FUNDING AGENCY

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

East New Britain team
East New Britain team

PROJECT LEADER

Professor Barbara Pamphilon – University of Canberra (email Barbara)

Associate Professor Katja Mikhailovich – University of Canberra

RESEARCH TEAM

Adjunct Professor Barbara Chambers (University of Canberra), Dr Lalan Simoen (Pacific Adventist University, PNG), Dr Norah Omot (National Agricultural Research Institute)

PNG RESEARCH PARTNERS

Pacific Adventist University

National Agricultural Research Institute

Fresh Produce Development Agency

Baptist Union, PNG

REGIONAL PROJECT LEADERS

Kiteni Kurika East New Britain (NARI, East New Britain)

Fredah Wantum (Baptist Union, Western Highlands)

Regina Malie (Fresh Produce Development Agency, Central Province)

RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Debra Kakis (Research Assistant, PAU)

Poela Utama (Agricultural Training, FPDA)

Philmah Seta-Waken (Agricultural Training, NARI)

Professional Associate Anne Cleverly (Community Development and Training, UC)