Up for grabs

Millions of hectares of customary land in PNG stolen for logging

Report - 27 July, 2012
This report analyses and documents the background conditions and impacts of Papua New Guinea’s so-called ‘land grab’, which has seen 72 Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABLs) totalling 5.1 million hectares of customary-owned land - over 11 per cent of the country and over 16 per cent of accessible commercial forests – granted to unrepresentative landowner companies and foreign-owned corporations for up to 99 years.

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