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Autonomous Region of Bougainville

Papua New Guinea

Our Vision


Creating and sharing knowledge to empower people to preserve and develop their natural and cultural inheritance

Our Mission


Stimulate sustainable development and social progress by encouraging and strengthening gender and social inclusivity through capacity building and investment in knowledge generation; and to bridge the gap in society needs and challenges through innovative research initiatives that add value to our cultural and natural resources and achieve quality of life.

Our Guiding Principles

  1. A better future can be built through integral human development.

  2. Environmental sustainability leads to a sustainable community.

  3. Improvement in education and health equates to improved wellbeing.

  4. Gender equity and social inclusion benefit the whole community.

  5. Economic growth must be guided by wisdom and the smart utilization of our natural resources.

  6. Science and technology are drivers for innovation and can increase the value and sustainability of our resources.

  7. We commit to transparency as an organisation and will always respect the goodwill of our funding sources.