Sustainable Forestry in Papua New Guinea? It is difficult - part 2

March 2013
International Forestry Review;2013 CFA Newsletter, p9
The article discusses the condition of the logging industry in Papua New Guinea, highlighting issues concerning the concept of sustainable forestry in the country. It mentions the importance of adopting a substantial and long term capacity building in the sector to address issues in relation to banning imports of sawn woods from the country. Information about the country's Special Agriculture and Business Leases (SABLs) is provided.


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