“Process” preventing PNG government from slaying zombie plantation licenses
Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Papua New Guinea’s Land Minister has said that “process” is delaying the cancellation of devastating and illegal licenses, one year after the country’s Prime Minister claimed they had already been cancelled.
Papua New Guinea’s government resurrects zombie ag licenses
Monday, September 11th, 2017
The government of Papua New Guinea appears to have turned the notion of post-truth politics into an art form, making so many inconsistent claims on the legal status of the plethora of fraudulently issued plantation licenses in the country that it seems prudent to ask whether it knows where the truth lies anymore.
Ten U.S. firms exposed to timber sourced from illegally issued ag licenses in Papua New Guinea
Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Ten US companies may be selling wood flooring made with timber sourced from illegal clearances of indigenous land in Papua New Guinea, according to a new report from Global Witness.
PNG Prime Minister says SABLs are being cancelled…but is it more of the same?
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
The Government of Papua New Guinea has failed to cancel controversial and hugely destructive large-scale agricultural leases, more than three years after promising to do so.