martes, agosto 07, 2012

Up for Grabs: Millions of Hectares of Customary Land in PNG ‘Stolen’ for Logging

Greenpeace, 30 July 2012
Greenpeace’s report ‘Up for Grabs’ details how customary landholders have been alienated from 5.1 million hectares of land and forests – land they depend on for their food, homes and livelihoods. The scandalous scheme is called Special Agricultural and Business Leases (SABLs). It has allegedly allowed unrepresentative landholders and foreign-owned companies to swindle and steal people’s land and livelihoods for up to 99 years.

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