Lack of infrastructure slowing Bougainville’s economic recovery

1 11 2011

Updated November 1, 2011 09:30:08

There’s been no quick turnaround in the economy of post-conflict Bougainville.

Among the positive signs are the beginnings of recovery in the cocoa industry and village market places are again booming.

The list of problems is much longer – most disturbing is that only one in three children are going to school – and the lack of roads, bridges and other community infrastructure is a major concern.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts
Speaker:Dr Charles Yala, research associate, PNG National Research Institute

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