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Legal Framework, Legality Risks and Risk Mitigation: A Reference for Buyers of Papua New Guinean Export Timber

2016-08

Recognising the importance of markets to sustainable forest management, this document provides guidance to timber buyers on the steps that they can take to responsibly purchase Papua New Guinean export timber. Log exports have been a major foreign exchange earner for PNG, but weak enforcement of forest laws means that the forest estate is mostly not managed sustainably, placing the future of this industry in doubt.

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60
ISBN/ISSN:
978-4-88788-194-5