Our Pacific Publications

An important motivation for developing the Pacific Livelihoods website is to make our research accessible to people in the Pacific region. If you do not have access to any of the publications through your institution, then please get in touch. We are more than happy to send you a copy. Our email addresses can be found here.

Research Output

2022

Koczberski, G., Koia, M., Hamago, M., Nake, S. & Curry G.N. (2022). Improving Women’s Access to Cash Crop Income in Papua New Guinea. A Gender-inclusive Extension Initiative from the Oil Palm Industry: The Mama Lus Frut Scheme. Pacific Livelihoods Research Group, Curtin University, Perth.

Sharp, T., Tilden, G., Peter, E., Koczberski, G., Germis, E., Nailina, R. and Ryan, S. (2022). Flexible and adaptive livelihoods among smallholder producers: A study of coconut selling and fresh food marketplaces in Papua New Guinea. Pacific Livelihoods Research Group, Curtin University, Perth.

2021

Barclay, K., Mangubhai, S., Leduc, B., Donato-Hunt, C., Makhoul, N., Kinch, J. and Kalsuak, J. (2021). (eds.). Pacific handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture. Second edition. Noumea: Pacific Community. Eight Modules. pp: 210.

Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Koczberski, G., Oswald, M., Rafflegeau, S., Lummani, J., Peter, E. and Nailina, R. (2021). Disruptive innovation in agriculture: socio-cultural factors in technology adoption in the developing world. Rural Studies 88, 422-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.07.022

Gena, R. (2021). Examining the Success and Constraints of Women Fresh Produce Resellers at the Lae Urban Food Market in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea [Unpublished MSc thesis]. Papua New Guinea University of Technology.

Hamago, M. (2021). Experiences of Female Agricultural Officers in Papua New Guinea. A study of Coffee, Cocoa and Oil Palm SectorsPacific Livelihoods Research Group, Curtin University, Perth.

Keane, P., Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G., Clarke, T., Ryan, S., Konam, J., Epaina, P., Saul-Maora, J. and Bapiwai, P. (2021). Enterprise-driven transformation of family cocoa production in East Sepik, Madang, New Ireland and Chimbu Provinces of Papua New Guinea.  Final Report for HORT/2014/096. Report Number: FR2021-048. ISBN 978-1-922635-55-6. Canberra: ACIAR.

Kinch, J. (2021). Giant clams – Tridacnidaespecies. In: Pavitt, A., Malsch, K., King, E., Chevalier, A., Kachelriess, D., Vannuccini, S. and Friedman, K. (eds.). CITES and the sea: Trade in commercially exploited CITES-listed marine species. pp: 50-54. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper, No.: 666. Rome, FAO.

Kinch, J., Bosserelle, P., Halford, A., Gislard, S., Molai, C., Rota M., and Tererei, T. (2021). Dynamics of a South Tarawa Atoll Fishing Group, Kiribati. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 164: 31-44.

Koczberski, G., Sharp, T., Nake, S., Curry, G., Sengere, R., Nailina, R., Koia, M., Austrai-Songtava, L., Wesley, J., Peter, E., Hamago, M. and Bue, V. (2021). Identifying opportunities and constraints for rural women’s engagement in smallscale agricultural enterprises in Papua New Guinea project number. Final Report for ASEM/2014/054. Report number: FR2021-051. ISBN 978-1-922635-57-0. Canberra: ACIAR.

Sharp, T.L.M. (2021). Intermediary trading and the transformation of marketplaces in Papua New GuineaJournal of Agrarian Changehttps://doi.org/10.1111/joac.12407

Simard, N., Militz, T., Kinch, J. and Southgate, P. (2021). From past to present: construction of a dataset documenting mother-of-pearl exports from a Pacific Island nation, Papua New Guinea. Frontiers in Marine Science. 8:762610.

Syndicus, I. (2021). Notions of (In)Dependence at a Papua New Guinean University. Oceania. 91(2), 181–196. https://doi.org/10.1002/ocea.5312


PNG Coffee Journal (Special Issue)

Aranka, J., Apis, B., Asiota, B., Bafeo, M., Bekio, J., Curry, G.N., Hamago, M., Inu, S.M., Kiup, E., Koczberski, G., Togonave, P. & Webb, M. (2021).  Smallholder Farmers’ Knowledge of Coffee Pests and Diseases in Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea. PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 23-29.

Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G., Inu, S.M. & Hamago, M., Kiup, E., Aranka, J., Bekio, J., Apis, B. & Togonave, P. (2021).  Socio-economic constraints on smallholder coffee production in the Papua New Guinea highlands: the case of labour. PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 14-22.

Kalwij, J. (2021). A reflection on the Papua New Guinea coffee industry: facing reality.  PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 49-53.

Kiup, E., Webb. M.J., Placzek, C.J. & Nelson, P.N. (2021). Managing nutrient stocks and movement in smallholder gardens in Bena, Papua New Guinea. PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 30-38.

Koczberski, G., Inu, S.M., Curry, G.N., Bekio, J. & Hamago, H. (2021). Coffee smallholder households and livelihoods diversity. PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 3-13.

Sengere, R.W. & Curry, G.N. (2021). Introduction. PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 1-2. (Introduction to a special issue of the PNG Coffee Journal).

Sengere, R.W., Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G. & Labun, M. (2021). Market-driven Extension Services: targeted interventions to increase coffee productivity and improve quality among PNG smallholder farmers. PNG Coffee Journal 15(1), 39-48.


2020

Ciribello, F. and Kinch, J. (2020). Climate and Gender Assessment of Agri-food Value Chains, Two Case Studies: The Pandanus Fruit in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Mangrove Oysters in Fiji. Apia: Food and Agriculture Organisation. pp: 98.

Fort, W. & Koczberski, G. (2020). Women’s Savings (and Loans) Groups in Developing Countries. A review of the literature. Discussion Paper 1. Pacific Livelihoods Research Group, Curtin University.

Gillett, R., McCoy, M., Bertram, I., Kinch, J. and Desurmont, A. (2020). Trochus in the Pacific Islands: A Review of the Fisheries, Management, and Trade. Noumea: Pacific Community. pp: 74.

Gillett, R., McCoy, M., Bertram, I., Kinch, J., Desurmont, A. and Halford, A. (2020). Aquarium Products in the Pacific Islands: A Review of the Fisheries, Management, and Trade. Noumea: Pacific Community. pp: 96.

Gisawa, L., Kinch, J., Ugufa, S., Shedrawi, G., Lis, R. and Pakop, N. (2020). Non-Detriment Finding (NDF) for two teatfish species Holothuria witmaei and Holothuria fuscogilva in Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: National Fisheries Authority. pp: 14.

Kinch, J. (2020). Changing Lives and Livelihoods: Culture, Capitalism and Contestation over Marine Resources in Island Melanesia. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital District, Australia. pp: 315.

Kinch, J. (2020). Papua New Guinea. In: Work, T., Parker, D. and Balaz, G. (eds.). Sea Turtles in Oceania: MTSG Annual Regional Report 2020. pp: 377-428. The Gland: International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Kinch, J., Bertram, I. and Maru, P. (2020). Are Alternative or Supplementary Livelihoods Possible for Manihiki and Rakahanga Atolls in the Cook Islands? Noumea: Pacific Community.

Kinch, J., Yabakiva, M., Waqainabete, P., Nalasi, U., Pickering, T., Ravunamoce, P. and Romeo, A. (2020). Exploring Market Potential for Fiji’s Rewa River Oysters. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 160: 48-54.

Kunatuba, J., Makhoul, N. and Kinch, J. (2020). Gender Analysis of the Fisheries Sector in the Cook Islands. Noumea: Pacific Community.

Lalavanua, W., Sokimi, W., Malimali, S., Matoto, S., Le’ota, A. and Kinch, J. (2020). Supporting Fisheries Management in the Special Management Areas of Tonga by the Promotion of Alternative Fishing Methods. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 161: 4-7.

Lee, S., Govan, H., Bertram, I. and Kinch, J. (2020). Comparison of sea cucumber fishery management plans and implications for governance in Pacific Island Countries. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 161: 34-39.

Makhoul, N. and Kinch, J. (2020). A Review of Pacific Gender and Fisheries Literature. SPC Women in Fisheries Bulletin. 31: 56-57.

Molai, C., Bosserelle, P., Halford, A., Kinch, J. and Shedrawi, G. (2020). Creel surveys increase understanding of fisher patterns across three atolls (Tarawa, Abemama and Onotoa) of Kiribati. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 160: 55-64.

Spark, C., Sharp, T.L.M. & Koczberski, G. (2020). Relationality and economic empowerment: The role of men in supporting and undermining women’s pathways. The Journal of Development Studies. doi: 10.1080/00220388.2020.1850697. (People without library access to the journal can access a free e-print here).

2019

Albert, J., Schwarz, A-M., Guavis, C., Kaesi, W., Kinch, J., Meo, S., Rabi, R., Sukulu, R., Tauati, M., Tiamua, P. and Tiitii, S. (2019). A guideline for nearshore FAD monitoring in the Pacific Islands region: A semi-quantitative approach. Penang: WorldFish.

Barclay, K., Fabinyi, M., Kinch, J. and Foale, S. (2019). Governability of high-value fisheries in low-income countries: a case study of sea cucumbers in Papua New Guinea. Human Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-019-00078-8

Busse, M. & Sharp, T.L.M. (2019). Marketplaces and Morality in Papua New Guinea: Place, Personhood and Exchange. Oceania 89(2), 126-153.

Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G., & Inu, S.M. (2019). Women’s and Men’s Work: the Production and Marketing of Fresh Food and Export Crops in Papua New Guinea. Oceania 89(2), 237-254.

Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Tilden, G., Koczberski, G., Pileng, L. & Germis, E. (2019). Maintaining Household Food and Income Security amongst Oil Palm Smallholders: the One Hectare Replant Trial, Bialla, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea.  The Sustainable Livelihoods Group, Perth, Western Australia and the Oil Palm Research Association, Dami, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea. 

FAO. (Expert Panel Member). (2019). Report of the sixth FAO Expert Advisory Panel for the Assessment of Proposals to Amend Appendices I and II of CITES Concerning Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species, Rome, 21–25 January 2019. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Report, No.: 1255. Rome: FAO. pp: 124.

Fricke, R., Allen, G., Amon, D., Andréfouët, S., Chen, W., Kinch, J., Mana, R., Russell, B., Tully, D. and White, W. (2019). Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records. Zootaxa. 4588 (1): 1-360.

Germis, E. (2019). The Examination of Land Tenure and Income Security Among Oil Palm Land-Poor Migrant Farmers of West New Britain [Unpublished MPhil thesis]. Curtin University.

Hair, C., Foale, S., Kinch, J., Frijlink, S., Southgate, P. and Lindsay, D. (2019). Socio-economic impacts of a sea cucumber fishery in Papua New Guinea: Is there an opportunity for mariculture? Coastal and Ocean Management. 179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.104826

Hamago, M. (2019). The role and impact of female extension officers on the participation of women in export crop production in Papua New Guinea [Unpublished MPhil thesis]. Curtin University.

Kinch, J., Albert, J. and Schwarz, A-M. (2019). The Development of a Semi-quantitative Guideline for Monitoring Nearshore Fish Aggregating Devices. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 159: 19-21.

Kinch, J., Vitukawalu, B., Nalasi, U., Waqainabete, P. and Bermudes, M. (2019). Socio-economic Aspects of Oyster Harvesting in the Rewa River Delta Area, Fiji. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 159: 45-54.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N. & Nake, S. (2019). The elusive dream of ‘development’ on the agricultural land settlement schemes in Papua New Guinea. In Jones, R. and Diniz, A.M.A. (eds) Twentieth Century Land Settlement Schemes. London and New York, Routledge. 179-198.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Tilden, G., Peters, E., Germis, E., Nailina, R., Natera, K., Ryan, S. & Nelson, P. (2019). Strengthening livelihoods for food security amongst cocoa and oil palm farming communities in Papua New Guinea. Project Final Report.  Canberra: ACIAR.

Koczberski, G., Sharp, T., Wesley, J. & Ryan, S. (2019). Village Savings and Loans Association: Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea. Preliminary Report. Curtin University, Perth, Australia.

Laqeretabua, A., Kinch, J., Kunatabu, J. and Makhoul, N. (2019). Gender Analysis of the Fisheries Sector in the Federated States of Micronesia. Noumea: Pacific Community.

Makhoul, N., Kunatuba, J. and Kinch, J. (2019). A gender analysis of the fisheries sector in the Federated States of Micronesia. SPC Women in Fisheries Bulletin. 30: 40-42.

Makhoul, N. and Kinch, J. (2019). Mainstreaming Gender, Social Inclusion and Human Rights-based Approaches: A Key to Integrated Programming. SPC Women in Fisheries Bulletin. 30: 56-57.

Pichler, T., Biscere, T., Kinch, J., Zampighi, M., Houlbréque, F. and Rodolfo-Metalpa, R. (2019). Suitability of the high pCO2 shallow water hydrothermal system at Ambitle Island (Papua New Guinea) to study the effect of high pCO2 on coral reefs. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138: 148-158.

Sengere, R.W., Curry, G.N. & Koczberski, G. (2019). Forging Alliances: coffee grower and chain leader partnerships to improve productivity and coffee quality. Asia Pacific Viewpoint. doi:10.1111/apv.12222

Sharp, T.L.M. (2019). Haggling Highlanders: Marketplaces, Middlemen and Moral Economy in the Papua New Guinean Betel Nut Trade. Oceania 89(2), 182-204.

Sharp, T.L.M. & Busse, M. (2019). Cash crops and markets. In: Hirsch, E., and Rollason, W. (eds) The Melanesian World. Abindon: Routledge, (pp 194-222).

Shedrawi, G., Kinch, J., Halford, A., Bertram, I., Molai, C. and Friedman, K. (2019). CITES listing of sea cucumber species from class Holothuroidea provides opportunities to improve management of the beche-der-mer trade. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 159: 45: 6-8.

Southgate, P., Wani, J., Kinch, J., Minimulu, P., Leini, E., Dako, C., Hair, C., Militz, T., McIntyre, R. and Kershler, D. (2019). Mariculture development in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea: Final Report. Report prepared for the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Stephens, M. (2019). The rise of rice: How changing livelihoods influence the diets of oil palm smallholders in Hoskins, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea [Unpublished Honours’ thesis]. Curtin University.

2018

Hair, C., Kinch, J., Galiurea, T., Kanawi, P., Mwapweya, M. and Noiney, J. (2018). Re-opening of the sea cucumber fishery in Papua New Guinea: A case study from the Tigak Islands in the New Ireland Province. SPC Beche-de-mer Bulletin. 38: 3-10.

Hill, N., Wakefield, C., Newman, S., Halafihi, T., Kinch, J., Edwards, C., Williams, A., Nicol, S. and Peatman, T. (2018). Development of a resource-poor harvest strategy and its application to Tonga’s deepwater line fishery. Marine Policy. 98: 85-91.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Bue, V., Germis, E., Nake, S., & Tilden, G. M. (2018). Diffusing Risk and Building Resilience through Innovation: Reciprocal Exchange Relationships, Livelihood Vulnerability and Food Security amongst Smallholder Farmers in Papua New Guinea. Human Ecology, 46, 801-814. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-018-0032-9

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Germis, E., Bue, V., & Tilden, G. (2018). Food security in Papua New Guinea. The OPRAtive Word, Technical Note 33, PNGOPRA, Dami Research Station, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Germis, E., Bue, V., & Tilden, G. (2018). The role of smallholder gardens in maintaining food security on the land settlement schemes. The OPRAtive Word, Technical Note 34, PNGOPRA, Dami Research Station, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Germis, E., Bue, V., & Tilden, G. (2018). Changing food production systems among smallholders. The OPRAtive Word, Technical Note 35, PNGOPRA, Dami Research Station, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Nake, S., Germis, E., Bue, V., & Tilden, G. (2018). Smallholder food production and food security. The OPRAtive Word, Technical Note 36, PNGOPRA, Dami Research Station, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Militz, T., Foale, S., Kinch, J. and Southgate, P. (2018). Natural rarity places clownfish colour morphs at risk of targeted and opportunistic exploitation in a marine aquarium fishery. Aquatic Living Resources. 31 (18): https://doi.org/10.1051/alr/2018006

Militz, T., Kinch, J. and Southgate, P. (2018). Aquarium Trade Supply-Chain Losses of Marine Invertebrates Originating from Papua New Guinea. Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-018-1006-9

Militz, T., Kinch, J., Schoeman, D. and Southgate, P. (2018). Use of Total Allowable Catch to Regulate the Highly Selective Marine Aquarium Fishery of Papua New Guinea. Marine Policy. 90: 160-167.

Simard, N., Militz, T., Kinch, J. and Southgate, P. (2018). Artisanal, shell-based handicrafts in Papua New Guinea: challenges and opportunities for livelihood development. Ambio. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-018-1078-z

Syndicus, I. (2018). Crowds, Affect, and the Mediation of Emergent Collectivities: A Student Strike in Papua New Guinea as an Order-Making Project. Anthropological Forum. 28(4), 377-393. DOI: 10.1080/00664677.2018.1541785

2017

Barclay, K., Fabiyini, M. and Kinch. J. (2017). Governance and the Papua New Guinea beche-de-mer value chain. SPC Beche-de-mer Bulletin. 37: 3-8.

Curry, G., Webb, M., Koczberski, G., Pakatul, J., Inu, S. M., Kiup, E., Hamago, M., Aroga, L., Kenny, M., Kukhang, T., Tilden, G., & Ryan, S. (2017). Improving Livelihoods of Smallholder Families through Increased Productivity of Coffee-based Farming Systems in the Highlands of PNG (Final Report). Canberra: ACIAR.

Harris, S. (2017). Moralising Money: The Dilemma of Saving in Papua New Guinea [Unpublished Honours’ thesis]. Curtin University.

Kiup, E. (2017). Maximising nutrient utilisation and soil fertility in smallholder coffee and food garden systems in Papua New Guinea by managing nutrient stocks and movement. (Masters thesis). James Cook University. ACIAR John Allwright funded student.

Koczberski, G. & Curry, G.N. (2017). Changing generational values and new masculinities amongst smallholder export cash crop producers in Papua New Guinea. In: Biersack, A., and Macintyre, M. (eds) Emergent Masculinities  in the Pacific. Oxford and New York: Routledge, (pp 72-90).

Koczberski, G., Curry, G., Nailina, R., Peter, E., Natera, K., & Tilden, G. (2017). Food security in the cocoa growing areas of Papua New Guinea. Socio-Coconomics 1(1). Enabling Environment Program Area, PNG Cocoa and Coconut Industry, Tavilo Research Station, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Koczberski, G., Numbasa, G., Germis, E., & Curry, G. N. (2017).  Informal land markets in Papua New Guinea. In: McDonnell, S., Allen, M., and Filer, C. (eds) Kastom, Property and Ideology: Land Transformations in Melanesia. Canberra: ANU Press, (pp 145–168).

Militz, T., Foale, S., Kinch, J. and Southgate, P. (2017). Consumer Perspectives on Certification Schemes for the Marine Aquarium Trade. Fisheries Research. 193: 33-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2017.03.022.

Nailina, R., Koczberski, G., Peter, E., Curry, G., Natera, K., & Tilden, G. (2017). The impact of Cocoa Pod Borer on food and income security among smallholders. Socio-Coconomics 1(2). Enabling Environment Program Area, PNG Cocoa and Coconut Industry, Tavilo Research Station, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Peter, E., Koczberski, G., Curry, G., Nailina, R., Natera, K., & Tilden, G. (2017). Farmers livelihood responses to Cocoa Pod Borer. Socio-Coconomics 1(3). Enabling Environment Program Area, PNG Cocoa and Coconut Industry, Tavilo Research Station, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

Purdy, D., Hadley, J., Kenter, J. and Kinch, J. (2017). Sea cucumber moratorium and livelihood diversity in Papua New Guinea. Coastal Management. 45 (2): 1-17. 

Ryan, S., Koczberski G., Curry, G.N., & Germis, E. (2017). Intra-household constraints on educational attainment in rural households in Papua New Guinea.  Asia Pacific Viewpoint 58(1), 27-40.

Southgate, P., Wani, J., Kinch, J., Minimulu, P., Leini, E., Dako, C., Hair, C., Militz, T., McIntyre, R. and Kershler, D. (2017). Mariculture development in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea: Final Report. Report prepared for the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. pp: 40.

Vieira, S., Kinch, J., Yaman, L. and White, W. (2017). Shark fishing in the Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea: socio-economic characteristics and government policy options. Ocean and Coastal Management. 137: 43-56.

2016

Barclay, K., Kinch, J., Fabinyi, M., EDO NSW, Waddell, S., Smith, G., Sharma, S., Kichawen, P., Foale, S and Hamilton, R. (2016). Interactive Governance Analysis of the Beche-de-mer ‘Fish Chain’ from Papua New Guinea to Asian Markets. Sydney: University of Technology – Sydney. p. 168.

Barclay, K., Voyer, M., Mazur, N., Payne, AM., Mauli, S., Kinch, J., Fabiyini, M. and Smith, G. (2016). The Importance of Qualitative Social Science Research for Effective Fisheries Management. Fisheries Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2016.08.007. p. 13.

Curry, G. N., Dumu, E., & Koczberski, G. (2016). Bridging the digital divide: Everyday use of mobile phones among market sellers in Papua New Guinea. In: Robertson, M. (ed) Communicating, Networking, Interacting: The International Year of Global Understanding – IYGU. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, (pp 39-53).

Foale, S., Dyer, M. and Kinch, J. (2016). The Value of Tropical Biodiversity in Rural Melanesia. Valuation Studies. 4 (1): 11-39.

Hair, C., Foale, S, Kinch, J., Yaman, L. and Southgate, P. (2016). Beyond boom, bust and ban: case study of a sandfish (Holothuria scabra) fishery in Tigak Islands, Papua New Guinea. Regional Studies in Marine Science. 5: 69-79. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rsma.2016.02.001.

Kinch, J. (2016). Onwards and upwards for Papua New Guinea’s National Fisheries College. SPC Fisheries Newsletter. 148: 19.

Koczberski, G. & Curry, G.N. (2016). Changing generational values and new masculinities amongst smallholder export cash crop producers in Papua New Guinea. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 17(3-4), 268–286.

Militz, T., McCormick, M., Schoeman, D., Kinch, J. and Southgate, P. (2016). Frequency and distribution of melanistic morphs in coexisting population of nine anemonefish species in Papua New Guinea. Marine Biology. doi:10.1007/s00227-016-2972-1. Pp: 10. 

Militz, T., Kinch, J., Foale, S. and Southgate, P. (2016). Fish Rejections in the Marine Aquarium Trade: An Initial Case Study Raises Concern for Village-based Fisheries. PLOS One. 11 (3): e0151624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151624.  Pp: 14.

Ryan, S., Curry, G.N., Germis, E., Koczberski, G., & Koia, M. (2016). Challenges to the democratization of knowledge: Status hierarchies and emerging inequalities in educational opportunities amongst oil palm settlers in Papua New Guinea.  In: Robertson, M. and Tsang, P. K. E. (eds) Everyday Knowledge, Education and Sustainable Futures: Transdisciplinary Approaches in the Asia- Pacific Region. Singapore: Springer, (pp 123-139).

Sengere, R.W. (2016). The rise, fall and revival of the Papua New Guinea Coffee Industry [Unpublished PhD thesis]. Curtin University.

Sharp, T. (2016). Trade’s value: Relational transactions in the Papua New Guinea betel nut trade. Oceania 86(1), pp 75-91.

Teh, L., Kinch, J., Zylich, K. and Zeller, D. (2016). Papua New Guinea. In: Pauly, D. and Zeller, D. (eds.). Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries: A Critical Appraisal of Catches and Ecosystem Needs. p: 365. Washington D.C.: Island Press.

2015

Curry, G. N., Koczberski, G., Lummani, J., Nailina, R., Peter, E., McNally, G., & Kuaimba, O. (2015). A bridge too far? Socio-cultural constraints on the adaptation responses of smallholders to a devastating pest outbreak in cocoaGlobal Environmental Change 35, 1–11.

Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G., & Connell, J. (eds). (2015). Migration, Land and Livelihoods: Creating Alternative Modernities in the Pacific. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Ryan, S. W. (2015). The role of status hierarchies and resource allocation on education attainment of Papua New Guinea oil palm smallholders [Unpublished MPhil thesis]. Curtin University.

Sharp, T. (2015). The social dimensions of economic activity in Melanesia. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, In Brief 2015/21.

Sharp, T., Cox, J., Spark, C., Lusby, S., & Rooney, M. (2015). The formal, the informal and the precarious: Making a living in urban Papua New Guinea. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Discussion Paper 2015/2.

2014

Nelson, P.N., Gabriel, J., Filer, C., Banabas, M., Sayer, J.A., Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G., & Venter, O. (2014). Oil palm and deforestation in Papua New Guinea. Conservation Letters 7(3), 188-195.

Sharp, T. (2014).  From producer-sellers to middlemen: Changes in Melanesian marketplaces. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, In Brief 2014/39.

2013

Curry, G.N., & Koczberski, G. (2013). Development implications of the engagement with capitalism: Improving the social returns of development. In: McCormack, F., and Barclay, K. (eds) Research in Economic Anthropology, Engaging with Capitalism: Cases from Oceania. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, (pp 335-352).

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., Rogers, D., Germis, E., & Koia, M. (2013). Developing land use agreements in commodity cash crop production that meets the needs of landowners and smallholders. In: Hickey, G. (ed) Socio-economic Agricultural Research in Papua New Guinea ACIAR Proceedings 141, (pp 94-100).

Koczberski, G., Ryan, S., Roger, D., Germis, E., Koia, M. & Curry, G. N. (2013). Smallholder Engagement Strategy for OPIC. Developing a Smallholder Engagement Strategy for OPIC. PNG Oil Palm Research Association & Curtin University.

Ryan, S., Koczberski, G., Germis, E. & Curry, G. N. (2013). Smallholder Education Strategies Report. Developing a Smallholder Engagement Strategy for OPIC. PNG Oil Palm Research Association & Curtin University.

Sharp, T. (2013). Baias, bisnis, and betel nut: The place of traders in the making of a Melanesian market. In: McCormack, F., and Barclay, K. (eds) Research in Economic Anthropology, Engaging with Capitalism: Cases from Oceania. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, (pp 227-256).

Sharp, T. (2013). Fear and loathing in Port Moresby: Chewing over the betel nut ban. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, In Brief 2013/10.

2012

Curry, G.N. & Koczberski, G. (2012). Relational economies, social embeddedness and valuing labour in agrarian change: An example from the developing world. Geographical Research, 50(4), 377-392.

Curry, G. N., Koczberski, G., & Connell, J. (2012).  Introduction: Enacting modernity in the Pacific?  Australian Geographer, 43(2), 115-125.

Curry, G.N., Koczberski, G., Lummani, J., Ryan, S., & Bue, V. (2012). Earning a living in PNG: From subsistence to a cash economy. In: Robertson, M. (ed) Schooling for Sustainable Development: A focus on Australia, New Zealand and the Oceanic Region. Springer, Dordrecht, (pp 159-184).

Koczberski, G., Curry, G. N., & Anjen, J. (2012).  Changing land tenure and informal land markets in the oil palm frontier regions of Papua New Guinea: The challenge for land reform. Australian Geographer, 43(2), 181-96.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G.N., & Bue, V. (2012).   Oil palm, food security and adaptation among smallholder households in Papua New Guinea. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 53(3), 288-299.

Koczberski, G., Ryan, S., Germis, E. & Curry, G. N. (2012). Stakeholder Consultation Workshop Report. Developing a Smallholder Engagement Strategy for OPIC. PNG Oil Palm Research Association & Curtin University.

Lacoste M., Williams R., Erskine W., Nesbitt H., Pereira L. & Marçal A. (2012). Varietal diffusion in marginal seed systems: participatory trials initiate change in East Timor. Journal of Crop Improvement, 26(4), 468-488.

Numbasa, G. & Koczberski, G. (2012). Migration, informal urban settlements and non-market land transactions: A case study of Wewak, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Australian Geographer, 43(2), 143-161.

Sharp, T. (2012). Following Buai: The Highlands Betel Nut Trade, Papua New Guinea [Unpublished PhD thesis]. Australian National University.

Williams R., Borges L.F., Lacoste M., Andersen R., Nesbitt H. & Johansen C. (2012). On-farm evaluation of introduced maize varieties and their yield determining factors in East Timor. Field Crops Research, 137, 170-177.

2011

Webb, M. J., Nelson, P., Rogers, G., & Curry, G. N. (2011). Site-specific fertilizer recommendations for oil palm smallholders using information from large plantations. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 174(2), 311-320.

2009

Curry, G. N. & Koczberski, G. (2009).  Finding common ground: Relational concepts of land tenure and economy in the oil palm frontier of Papua New Guinea. The Geographical Journal, 175(2), 98-111.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G. N., & Imbun, B. (2009). Property rights for social inclusion: Migrant strategies for securing land and livelihoods in Papua New Guinea. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 50(1), 29-42.

Neinaka, A. D. (2009). Customary land tenure arrangements between Customary land owners and migrant oil palm smallholders: A case study of the Nakanai people of Mataururu & Kiawa Villages in the Bialla District, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea. Murdoch University. Master of Arts in Development Studies.

2007

Curry, G. & Koczberski, G. (2007). Seeds of discontent: Oil palm and changing production strategies among smallholders in Papua New Guinea.  In: Connell, J., and Waddell, E. (eds) Environment, Development and Change in Rural Asia-Pacific:  Between Local and Global. London: Routledge, (pp 108-127).

Curry, G., Koczberski, G., Omuru, E., & Nailina, R. (2007).  Farming or Foraging? Household Labour and Livelihood Strategies Amongst Smallholder Cocoa growers in Papua New Guinea.  Perth: Black Swan Press.

Koczberski, G. (2007).  Loose fruit mamas: Creating incentives for smallholder women in oil palm production in Papua New GuineaWorld Development, 35(7), 1172-1185.

2006

Koczberski, G., Curry, G. N., Warku, J. K., & Kwam, C. (2006). Village-Based Marine Resource Use and Rural Livelihoods: Kimbe Bay, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea. TNC Pacific Island Countries Report No. 5/06. Brisbane: The Nature Conservancy, Indo-Pacific Resource Centre.

Lummani, J. (2006).  The Social Influences on the Economic Decision-Making of Smallholder Cocoa Producers in Papua New Guinea: The Case of Transport and Marketing [Unpublished MPhil thesis]. Curtin University.

2005

Curry, G. N. (2005). Doing ‘business’ in Papua New Guinea: The social embeddedness of small business enterprises. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 18(2), 231-236.

Koczberski, G. & Curry, G. N. (2005).  Making a living: Land pressures and changing livelihood strategies among oil palm settlers in Papua New Guinea. Agricultural Systems, 85(3), 324-339.

Lummani, J. (2005). Post-1960s cocoa and copra production on Bougainville. In: Regan, A., and Griffin, H.M (eds) Bougainville Before the Conflict . Canberra: Pandanus Press, (pp 239-257).

2004

Koczberski, G. & Curry, G. N. (2004).  Divided communities and contested landscapes: Mobility, development and shifting identities in migrant destination sites in Papua New Guinea. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 45(3), 357-371.

2003

Curry, G. N. (2003).  Moving beyond postdevelopment: Facilitating indigenous alternatives for “Development”. Economic Geography, 79(4), 405-423.

2002

Koczberski, G. (2002). Pots, plates and tinpis: New income flows and the strengthening of women’s gendered identities in Papua New GuineaDevelopment, 45(1), 88-92.

2001

Koczberski, G., Curry, G. N., & Gibson, K. (2001).  Improving Productivity of the Smallholder Oil Palm Sector in Papua New Guinea: A Socio-Economic Study of the Hoskins and Popondetta Schemes. Canberra: Australian National University.

Koczberski, G., Curry, G. N., & Connell, J. (2001). Full circle or spiralling out of control? State violence and the control of urbanisation in Papua New Guinea. Urban Studies, 38(11), 2017-2036.

2000

Koczberski, G. (2000). The sociocultural and economic context of HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea. Development Bulletin, 52, 61-63.

1999

Curry, G. N. (1999). Markets, social embeddedness and precapitalist societies: The case of village tradestores in Papua New Guinea. Geoforum, 30(3), 285-298.

Curry, G. N., & Koczberski, G. (1999). The risks and uncertainties of migration: An exploration of recent trends amongst the Wosera Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Oceania, 70(2), 130-145.

Koczberski, G. & Curry, G. N. (1999). Sik bilong ples: An exploration of meanings of illness and well-being amongst the Wosera Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Australian Geographical Studies, 37(3), 230-247.

1998

Curry, G. N. & Koczberski, G. (1998). Migration and circulation as a way of life for the Wosera Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 39(1), 29-52.

1997

Curry, G. N. (1997).  Warfare, social organisation and resource access amongst the Wosera Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Oceania, 57(3), 194-217.

Koczberski, G., & Curry, G. N. (1997).  Women and migration: A case study from a lowlands village in Papua New Guinea.  In: Fairhurst, J., Booysen, J., and Hattingh, P. (eds) Migration and Gender: Place, Time and People Specific. Pretoria: University of Pretoria Press, (pp 183-198).