The NRI Way


PNG NRI conducts quality research to better understand PNG’s problems, issues and challenges


PNG NRI helps others to understand PNG’s problems, issues and challenges through its publications and engagement with the public.


PNG NRI advocates for effective public policies based on research and evidence.

Independent thinking

PNG NRI conducts research, generates and articulates ideas, and makes recommendations based solely on the evidence.


PNG NRI is a process driven organisation committed to effective and transparent governance.

PNG NRI research is characterised by intellectual rigour, and by products that are empirical and contestable.