Papua New Guinea’s National Forest Authority has big plans to develop forest plantation. It seems an ambitious plan – 800, 000 hectares of commercial tree species by 2050. Is this achievable? And what obstacles are there, that may hinder fulfilling this target?
Also on this episode, PNG has been a leader in the extractive industry, and this has been evident in recent years.
The world’s first deep sea mining project, Solwara 1, being developed by Nautilus Minerals off the coast of East New Britain and New Ireland Provinces, has been in the spotlight right from the very start, and now, the Pacific Council of Churches has weighed in on that issue.
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