MOU signed for CMCA food security

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between OTDF Chief Executive Officer Havini Vira and FPDA Chief Executive Officer Mark Worinu at FPDA’s head office in Goroka.

The purpose of the MoU is for OTDF and FPDA to partner in implementing food security program in the South, Middle and North Fly Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) trust regions of Western.

Coffee Industry super

signalling the start of a partnership intended to promote the savings culture to participants within the coffee industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

This MoU now enables the country’s leading superannuation provider and the nation’s lead coffee agency to work together to allow more people in the industry to save for retirement.

CIC GM Industry Operations CIC General Manager Industry Operations Steven Tumae welcomed this MoU as an important step to financially empowering coffee farmers in PNG.

Oro discuss tourism with NC

Oro leaders were keen to partner with NCC to allow more effect on the provision of more cultural products and services to the people of Oro.

Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Isi Henry Leonard stated that the National Cultural Commission is working to revive and develop provincial cultural centres with the aim of ensuring each province to have a five-year provincial development plan.

Mama Bank grows customer base

Mama Bank Chief Executive Officer, Gunanidhi Das, stated this during the signing of the memorandum of agreement between Women’s Micro Bank and Good Return, an Australian Education firm. 

He stated that their aim is always to reach out to the on-bank population, “And that’s where we always find out the way cooperation and collaboration can be the way for our partnerships example with Good Return.”

Mama Bank, Aust firm sign MoU

The signing today is for a working relationship where Good Return, an Australian Education Firm will be supporting the Bank’s Social Mission Project including Microloans.
According to Good Return Country Representative, Janine Garap, there will be funding for microloans via its loan platform program, in accordance with the Microfinance Agreement.
This will contribute to social performance management activities, including client protection, by bringing its experiences and expertise to International industry standards.   

TPA, Air Niugini Partner To Subsidize Travel

PNGTPA Chief Executive Officer, Eric Mossman Uvovo and Air Niugini General Manager, Paul Abbot signed the MoU this morning.

The partnership aims to encourage domestic tourism, bringing back tourism in Papua New Guinea post COVID, especially with the opening of country borders. Both organizations also hope to see an increase into the number of international visitors coming to PNG.

PNGTPA will be availing K1 million towards this programme and Mr Uvovo says K500,000 will be made available to Air Niugini as soon as possible.

Coffee Industry Partners With CEFI

CIC Acting Chief Executive Officer, Charles Dambui and CEFI Executive Director, Saliya Ranasinghe signed the MoU in Port Moresby, which will now enable the two organizations to work in partnership to roll out financial literacy and inclusion to targeted coffee farming communities.

This will allow savings culture to be introduced to coffee farmer’s households by teaching them how to make informed financial management decisions and allowing them to have access to a wide range of financial services that address their farming business or personal household needs.

Regional organisations reaffirm partnership towards sustainable tourism practices in the Pacific

The new agreement will provide the opportunity to assign designated sites that focus on unique natural environments and cultural heritage, as well as boost partnership supporting the development of sustainable & diverse tourism opportunities across the Pacific.

Nasfund Partners With Cancer Foundation

This MoU enables the Fund to be the official distribution point for the PNGCF Awareness Information Education Communication (IEC) print materials. Nasfund’s extensive branch network throughout PNG will support the foundation’s public health and education outreach programs.

The Fund’s collaboration with PNGCF is important, especially during these times where continuous engagement has become difficult due to the recent COVID-19 surge and the “Niupela Pasin” measures.

PILAG To Train Public Servants

In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the department and the Pacific Institute of Leadership and Governance (PILAG), this will provide opportunities for staff who wish to further Public Management training or enhance their capacity through various competency training programs offered by PILAG.

DFCDR Secretary, Jerry Ubase said: “Public servants must undertake High Competency Based Training to ensure competitive effort to deliver government programs and activities.”