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This evaluation was commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The evaluation found that donor support for tax reform in the Pacific has been consistent with good international practice. There was also effective local ownership of reforms with a strong policy dialogue between partners. However, tax reforms in the Pacific remain fragile.
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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has provided funding to the Leprosy Mission of New Zealand to support health initiatives at community level in Bougainville, an autonomous province of Papua New Guinea. Funding has been provided since 2005, with a new model commencing in 2009. This independent evaluation assessed the overall performance of the Bougainville Healthy Communities Programme since 2009.
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The evaluation finds that the Education Master Plan is relevant to training and education priorities in the Cook Islands and to current national, regional and international mandates. Progress can be sustained through on-going implementation of existing initiatives. However attention is required to provide systematic interventions and resources to address the constraints identified through the evaluation.