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The FPIC Principle Meets Land Struggles in Cambodia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Land, Vol 9, Iss 3, p 67 (2020)

Abstract:Social and environmental safeguards are now commonplace in policies and procedures that apply to certain kinds of foreign investment in developing countries. Prominent amongst these is the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC), which is ...

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Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics : Between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea

Large-scale Mines and Local-level Politics : Between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:Despite the difference in their populations and political status, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea have comparable levels of economic dependence on the extraction and export of mineral resources. For this reason, the costs and benefits of large-scale...

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Kastom, Property and Ideology : Land Transformations in Melanesia

Kastom, Property and Ideology : Land Transformations in Melanesia

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:The relationship between customary land tenure and'modern'forms of landed property has been a major political issue in the ‘Spearhead'states of Melanesia since the late colonial period, and is even more pressing today, as the region is subject to its o...

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Tropical Forests Of Oceania : Anthropological Perspectives

Tropical Forests Of Oceania : Anthropological Perspectives

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:The tropical forests of Oceania are an enduring source of concern for indigenous communities, for the migrants who move to them, for the states that encompass them within their borders, for the multilateral institutions and aid agencies, and for the no...

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Dilemmas of Development : The Social and Economic Impact of the Porgera Gold Mine

Dilemmas of Development : The Social and Economic Impact of the Porgera Gold Mine

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:The Porgera gold mine in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea is technically one of the most sophisticated and successful mines of recent times. In its second year of operations (1992) it was the third largest gold producing mine in the world. Socially, t...

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Prisoners of a distant past? Linguistic diversity and the time-depth of human settlement in Papua New Guinea.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):World Development. Sep2022, Vol. 157, pN.PAG-N.PAG. 1p.

Abstract:• Whereas some economists see linguistic diversity as having a linear relationship with the time-distance since human settlement, we argue that shifting crop cultivation technologies, warfare, disease and environmental convulsions – in tandem with time...

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Discombobulated Actor-Networks in a Maritime Resource Frontier.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Pacific Affairs. Mar2021, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p97-122. 26p.

Abstract:Papua New Guinea's first deep-sea mining project, once touted as the first of its kind in the world, now appears to be "dead in the water." The mining company behind it has been liquidated, the mining equipment has been rendered obsolete, and the host ...

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Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Highlights; Jun2022, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p30-31, 2p, 1 Color Photograph, 2 Cartoon or Caricatures

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TOURIST INITIATIVES AND EXTREME WILDERNESS IN THE NAKANAI MOUNTAINS OF NEW BRITAIN.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Shima; 2017, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p122-143, 22p, 4 Color Photographs

Abstract:Copyright of Shima is the property of Philip Hayward and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles...

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Tropical Forests Of Oceania. Anthropological Perspectives

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:The tropical forests of Oceania are an enduring source of concern for indigenous communities, for the migrants who move to them, for the states that encompass them within their borders, for the multilateral institutions and aid agencies, and for the no...

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