Other Pacific Resources

The following recent resources on livelihoods in the Pacific are produced by researchers not associated with the Pacific Livelihoods Research Group. If you are a researcher working on livelihoods in the Pacific and would like us to list your publications, videos or website, please get in touch through the ‘Contact Us’ tab. Include web links and use the referencing format below.




The website below links to more than 300 monographs and working papers on the Pacific, digitised by ANU’s Pacific Institute.


The website below contains discussion on key social, economic, development and policy issues by the National Research Institute, PNG. 




Foster, R.J., Horst, H., Thomas, V. & Kauli, J. (2019). Mobail Goroka. Documentary, University of Goroka.



Dwyer, P. D. & Minnegal, M. (2020). COVID-19 and Facebook in Papua New Guinea: Fly River Forum. Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/app5.312 

Eriksson, H., Ride, A., Notere Boso, D., Sukulu, M., Batalofo, M., Siota, F. & Gomese, C. (2020). Changes and adaptations in village food systems in Solomon Islands: A rapid appraisal during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. World Fish. https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12348/4195

Scheyvens, R., Banks, G., Vunibola, S., Steven, H. & Meo-Sewabu, L. (2020). Business serves society: Successful locally-driven development on customary land in the South Pacific. Geoforum. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.03.012


Barnett-Naghshineh, O. (2019). Shame and care: Masculinities in the Goroka marketplace. Oceania 89(2), 220-236.

Beer, B. & Church, W. (2019). Roads to inequality: Infrastructure and historically grown regional differences in the Markham Valley, Papua New Guinea. Oceania 89(1), 2-19.

Busse, M. (2019). Morality and the concept of the market seller among Gehamo. Oceania 89(2), 205-219.

Gregory, C. (2019). Markets and morality in Papua New Guinea: Some comparative and historical comments. Oceania 89(2), 255-262.

Hukula, F. (2019). Morality and a Mosbi Market. Oceania 89(2), 168-181.

Rooney, M.N. (2019). Sharing what can be sold: Women Haus Maket vendors in Port Moresby’s settlements. Oceania 89(2), 154-167.

Schmidt, E., Gilbert, R., Holtemeyer, G., Rosenbach, G. & Benson, T. (2019). Papua New Guinea Survey Report: Rural Household Survey on Food Systems. Discussion Paper, International Food Policy Research Institute.

Steven, H., Banks, G. & Scheyvens, R. (2019). Women leadership in business based on customary land: the concept of wanbel. Development Bulletin – Australian Development Studies Network 81, 58-61.


Bainton, N.A. & Banks, G. (2018). Land and access: A framework for analysing mining, migration and development in Melanesia. Sustainable Development 26(5), 450-460.

Barnett-Naghshineh, O. (2018). Gender in a Commodifying World: Recognition, Emotions and Market Women’s Agency in the Goroka Marketplace, Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis, The University of Auckland.

Owen, J., Muriuki, G. & Kemp, D. (2018). Livelihoods, Food Security and Mining-Induced Displacement and Resettlement. Brisbane: Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), The University of Queensland.


Barnett-Naghshineh, O. (2016). Asbin: A ‘has been’ of Papua New Guinea Highlands gift exchange? In Angosto-Ferrandez, L. & Presterudstuen, G. (eds) Anthropologies of Value: Cultures of Accumulation Across the Global North and South. London: Pluto Books. 75-92.

These resources were not produced by researchers associated with the Pacific Livelihoods Research Group.

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