10 paged document outlining the development and conservation in societies of great cultural and biological diversity in New Guinea of PNG. This was published in 2003
Fire and Sustainable Agricultural and Forestry Development
This report stems from a simple observation: that since Independence in 1975, Papua New Guinea’s economic and social development outcomes have not matched people’s aspirations or government promises. Indeed, despite the abundance of its riches, PNG lags behind its Pacific neighbours on many important development indicators.
The development history of PNG
The island of New Guinea harbours one of the world’s largest tracts of intact tropical forest, with 41% of its land