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Forest policy & regulation in Papua New Guinea.

Forest policy & regulation in Papua New Guinea.

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Published by FORTECH, Forestry Technical Services Pty Ltd. in Acton, A.C.T .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest products industry -- Government policy -- Papua New Guinea.,
    • Forest management -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMilestone 2 report, Forest policy and regulation in Papua New Guinea
      ContributionsFortech (Firm)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9767.P262 F67 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 24 leaves :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL113472M
      LC Control Number99234561

      massive logging operations taking place in Papua New Guinea. According to the PNG Forest Authority, there are more than 10 million hectares (ha) under active logging concession When added to the surface area leased under SABLs, the total area of PNG land under some form of lease or concession is more than 15 million ha—one third of the. Labour law in Papua New Guinea: employers, employees and the law / J.E. Lemaire International Training Institute, Australian Development Assistance Bureau, Dept. .

      News. Collected news links from external sources related to topics concerning the Book Chain Project. Governments & Their Powers. There are three levels of government in Papua New Guinea: the national, provincial and local-level governments. The Constitution and the Organic Law on Provincial Government and Local-Level Government (Organic Law) regulate the legislative powers of the national, provincial and local-level governments.

      Change and Resilience in Melanesian SocietiesAlchemy in the Rain Forest: Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area. Jacka, Jerry K. Durham: Duke University , Property and Ideology: Land Transformations in Melanesia. forest policy in response to the world-wide recession, which had had a strong negative impact on PNG wood exports since The revision of the national forest policy focused on the export segment of the major forest products industry, and gave the go-ahead for log exports. • This policy change towards the active promotion of log.


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Forest policy & regulation in Papua New Guinea Download PDF EPUB FB2

Papua New Guinea’s principal forestry legislation is the Forestry Act of This law provides for the conservation, development, and management of its forest resources.

The Act also allocates forest rights and responsibilities through the required Forest Management Agreements between customary landowners and the government. ; tfpng-national forest action plan ; tfasia region - png, plcy alleviat credit ; tfpapua new guinea - economic recovery program, sal ; tfpapua new guinea.

Etymology. The word papua is derived from an old local term of uncertain origin. " New Guinea" (Nueva Guinea) was the name coined by the Spanish explorer Yñigo Ortiz dehe noted the resemblance of the people to those he had earlier seen along the Guinea coast of Africa.

Guinea, in its turn, is etymologically derived from the Portuguese word l and largest city: Port Moresby, 09°28′44″S.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOREST STUDIES 1 vi Introduction Forests of Papua New Guinea A paper of almost the identical title to this one was presented by Johnson Mantu twenty years ago, at the seminar on the future of forestry in Papua New Guinea (PNG), held at File Size: KB.

Papua New Guinea is the first book to explore the economic development of this socially complex, rapidly changing nation. Subjects discussed include: * rapid economic growth and political conflict * civil war on the island of Bougainville * population growth and urbanisation * mining: gold, copper and environmental conflicts * uneven.

Papua New Guinea GM PLATFORM PROFILE Papua New Guinea (PNG) has ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biological Diversity inand is party to the Convention on Biological Diversity. A Draft Biosafety and Biotechnology Policy and Bill () has been developed. View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.

and development in Papua New Guinea. The State of the Forests of Papua New Guinea. Figure 1: A map of Papua New Guinea showing provincial boundaries and general regions.

Each province is shown coloured by the broad region in which it is situated, the Islands. The Papua New Guinea Forest Industries Association (PNG FIA) welcomes the Australian Government's Global Initiative on Forests and Climate (GIFC).

Papua New Guinea's (PNG) forest conditions are unique. GIFC projects need to reflect PNG land tenure, legal, policy and institutional arrangements and realities.

INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA No. 3 of Forestry Regulation ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS. Interpretation - "forestry industry" "repealed Acts", 2. Dedication ofnational forests. Declaring ofreserved trees. Power ofAuthority to enter into contracts. Minister'sdirection to the Authority.

The Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA) was established in under the Forestry Act, It replaced the former Department of Forest and unified all the Provincial Forest Divisions and the Forest Industries Council. This restructuring was the result of the Barnett Commission of Inquiry into forestry in Papua New Guinea.

The mandate of the PNGFA is to “Promote the management. PAPUA NEW GUINEA country report 6 CHAPTER 1 Papua New Guinea and its Agricultural Economy INTRODUCTION The island of New Guinea is the second largest in the world.

It lies between and 12 degrees south of the equator in the region referred to as equatorial or the `hot-wet tropics'. The island is approximately 2, kilometres from. Like many other tropical countries, Papau New Guinea harbors large expanses of diverse tropical forests, from mountain forests to mangroves.

In Junescientists form the University of Papua New Guinea published the country’s first detailed assessment of the type, extent, and health of Papua New Guinea’s forests. The scientists documented the wide-spread deforestation and degradation.

The National Institute of Standards and Industrial Technology of Papua New Guinea (NISIT) is the government body established under the NISIT Act to evaluate, improve and establish conformity assessment schemes, and to address issues of productivity and technical barriers to trade.

14 Landowner Compensation in Papua New Guinea’s Mining and Petroleum Sectors Table Compensation liab ility under existing legislation. Mining Act (s) Oil and Gas Act (s) Water R.

development and humanitarian policy issues. Its mission is to inspire and inform policy and practice which lead to the reduction of poverty, the alleviation of suffering and the achievement PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOREST STUDIES 2.

The current legal and institutional framework of the forest sector in. The forests of Papua New Guinea form the eastern half of the third largest continuous area of tropical forest left in the World.

These forests sustain PNG’s largely rural population, provide an important safety net when crops fail, in times of economic crisis or conflict, and when natural disasters strike. The National Forest Management Standards for Papua New Guinea (PNG) are an adaptation of the FSC Principles and Criteria in relation to the specific conditions in PNG.

These National Standards have been developed by the PNG National Standards Working Group through a. The New Guinea Binatang Research Centre (NGBRC) is a biological research and conservation non-profit organization in Papua New specializes in: Train Papua New Guineans in Biology on all levels, from field technicians through paraecologists to post graduate students.; Advancing biodiversity research in Papua New Guinea.

“The forest of Papua New Guinea needs to be managed sensitively and sustainably based on evidence-based knowledge,” the authors said. Dominic Sengi is an independent journalist and diplomat currently working as Strategy and Foreign Policy Advisor at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Papua New Guinea (, ) United States of America () Finland () an Internet ecological news aggregation service, publicly questioned the FSC-endorsed policy of old-growth forest logging. "The worst thing about it is they have gotten the Forest Stewardship Council Certification for their products.

That is a total shame.Papua New Guinea Forest Authority Annual Report [Papua New Guinea Forest Authority] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Papua Author: Papua New Guinea Forest Authority.Forest Certification in Papua New Guinea Yati A. Bun and Israel F. Bewang Foundation for People and Community Development Inc Papua New Guinea Paper presented at the Symposium Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Societies: Social, Economic, and Ecological Effects Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies New Haven.