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<br /> Up for<br /> Grabs<br /> Millions of hectares of customary<br /> land in PNG stolen for logging<br /> 01<br /> Acknowledgements<br /> Greenpeace would like to thank Ass. Professor Colin<br /> Filer, Professor Bill Laurence and Tom Diwai Vigus for<br /> reviewing the draft and suggesting amendments and<br /> changes; Stuart Shepard for accessing, digitising and<br /> analysing the GIS data and producing the maps; Will<br /> Nicholls for his research and information management;<br /> Sam Moko for his field investigations and corporate<br /> research; Grant Rosoman for editing and structural<br /> suggestions; Sarah Neal for editing; Jessa Latona for<br /> editing and image selection; Sarah Hipsley for design<br /> and layout; the captain and crew of MY Esperanza; and<br /> the customary landholders of Papua New Guinea, in<br /> particular the communities of Pomio in East New Britain<br /> Province, Wewak and Turubu, in East Sepik Province,<br /> Vanimo and B<a title="Forest Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=1"> Up for Grabs Millions of hectares of customary </a> <a title="Forest Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=2"> Acknowledgements Greenpeace would like to thank A</a> <a title="Forest Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=3"> Up for Grabs Millions of hectares of customary </a> <a title="Forest Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=4"> 2</a> <a title="Forest Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=5"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=6"> 95 per cent of the total SABL area – include almo</a> <a title="Forest Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=7"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=8"> Recommendations The Government of PNG must: 1</a> <a title="Forest Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=9"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=10"> Contents Executive Summary </a> <a title="Forest Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=11"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=12"> Glossary of acronyms BVI British Vir</a> <a title="Forest Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=13"> Image: Pomio District ENBP, 201</a> <a title="Forest Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=14"> Image: Pomio District ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/Hi</a> <a title="Forest Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=15"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=16"> SABLs over accessible commercial forest </a> <a title="Forest Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=17"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=18"> Image: Bairiman Village, Pomio District, ENBP, 20</a> <a title="Forest Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=19"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=20"> Seral Forest Low Altitude Forest on Uplands (belo</a> <a title="Forest Report page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=21"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=22"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/H</a> <a title="Forest Report page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=23"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=24"> 3.1.2 Protected Areas in SABLs PNG has a poor con</a> <a title="Forest Report page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=25"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=26"> PNG is clearly out of step with many tropical for</a> <a title="Forest Report page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=27"> Image: Forest Clearing Authority Area, Pomio </a> <a title="Forest Report page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=28"> 4 Drivers of SABLs 4.1 Corruption There has bee</a> <a title="Forest Report page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=29"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=30"> 4.3 The promise of SABLs SABLs are also referred</a> <a title="Forest Report page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=31"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=32"> SABLs over Forest Concessions </a> <a title="Forest Report page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=33"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=34"> 4.5 Logging company abuse and manipulation Most </a> <a title="Forest Report page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=35"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=36"> CASE STUDY Trans Papuan Highway Project Agreemen</a> <a title="Forest Report page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=37"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=38"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 ©Greenpeace/Hi</a> <a title="Forest Report page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=39"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=40"> In November 2010, PNG’s Secretary of the Departme</a> <a title="Forest Report page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=41"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=42"> 5.2.3. Granting leases to foreign entities Non-cu</a> <a title="Forest Report page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=43"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=44"> landowners sign a certificate of agreement to sell</a> <a title="Forest Report page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=45"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=46"> 5.3 Department of Environment’s failure to mitiga</a> <a title="Forest Report page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=47"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=48"> consent to its clearing regardless of whether the</a> <a title="Forest Report page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=49"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=50"> Image: Round logs, Central New Hanover, NIP, 2012</a> <a title="Forest Report page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=51"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=52"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/H</a> <a title="Forest Report page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=53"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=54"> 8 Conclusion This review of the underlying cond</a> <a title="Forest Report page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=55"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, </a> <a title="Forest Report page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=56"> References Asia Development Bank, 2010. PNG Fac</a> <a title="Forest Report page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=57"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=58"> Section Appendix 1: SABLs all Appendix </a> <a title="Forest Report page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=59"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=60"> Section Appendix 1: SABLs all ID Date Gazzette S</a> <a title="Forest Report page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=61"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=62"> Section Appendix 3: Greenpeace mapped SABLs – Gul</a> <a title="Forest Report page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=63"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=64"> Section Appendix 5: Greenpeace mapped SABLs – Mor</a> <a title="Forest Report page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=65"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=66"> Section Apendix 7: Greenpeace mapped SABLs – New </a> <a title="Forest Report page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=67"> Image: New Hanover, NIP, 2</a> <a title="Forest Report page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=68"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific GPO Box 3307 Sydney N</a> <a title="Forest Report page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=69"> Up for Grabs Millions of hectares of customary </a> <a title="Forest Report page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=70"> Acknowledgements Greenpeace would like to thank A</a> <a title="Forest Report page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=71"> Up for Grabs Millions of hectares of customary </a> <a title="Forest Report page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=72"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/H</a> <a title="Forest Report page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=73"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=74"> 95 per cent of the total SABL area – include almo</a> <a title="Forest Report page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=75"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=76"> Recommendations The Government of PNG must: 1</a> <a title="Forest Report page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=77"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=78"> Contents Executive Summary </a> <a title="Forest Report page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=79"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=80"> Glossary of acronyms BVR British Virg</a> <a title="Forest Report page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=81"> Image: Pomio District ENBP, 201</a> <a title="Forest Report page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=82"> Image: Pomio District ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/Hi</a> <a title="Forest Report page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=83"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=84"> SABLs over accessible commercial forest </a> <a title="Forest Report page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=85"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=86"> Image: Bairiman Village, Pomio District, ENBP © </a> <a title="Forest Report page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=87"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=88"> Seral Forest Low Altitude Forest on Uplands (belo</a> <a title="Forest Report page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=89"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=90"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/H</a> <a title="Forest Report page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=91"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=92"> 3.1.2 Protected Areas in SABLs PNG has a poor con</a> <a title="Forest Report page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=93"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=94"> PNG is clearly out of step with many tropical for</a> <a title="Forest Report page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=95"> Image: Forest Clearing Authority Area, Pomio </a> <a title="Forest Report page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=96"> 4 Drivers of SABLs 4.1 Corruption There has bee</a> <a title="Forest Report page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=97"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=98"> 4.3 The promise of SABLs SABLs are also referred</a> <a title="Forest Report page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=99"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=100"> SABLs over Forest Concessions </a> <a title="Forest Report page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=101"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=102"> 4.5 Logging company abuse and manipulation Most </a> <a title="Forest Report page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=103"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=104"> CASE STUDY Trans Papuan Highway Project Agreemen</a> <a title="Forest Report page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=105"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=106"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 ©Greenpeace/Hi</a> <a title="Forest Report page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=107"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=108"> In November 2010, PNG’s Secretary of the Departme</a> <a title="Forest Report page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=109"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=110"> 5.2.3. Granting leases to foreign entities Non-cu</a> <a title="Forest Report page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=111"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=112"> landowners sign a certificate of agreement to sell</a> <a title="Forest Report page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=113"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=114"> 5.3 Department of Environment’s failure to mitiga</a> <a title="Forest Report page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=115"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=116"> consent to its clearing regardless of whether the</a> <a title="Forest Report page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=117"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=118"> Image: Round logs, Central New Hanover, NIP, 2012</a> <a title="Forest Report page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=119"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=120"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, 2011 © Greenpeace/H</a> <a title="Forest Report page 121" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=121"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 122" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=122"> 8 Conclusion This review of the underlying cond</a> <a title="Forest Report page 123" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=123"> Image: Pomio District, ENBP, </a> <a title="Forest Report page 124" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=124"> References Asia Development Bank, 2010. PNG Fac</a> <a title="Forest Report page 125" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=125"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 126" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=126"> Section Appendix 1: SABLs all Appendix </a> <a title="Forest Report page 127" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=127"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 128" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=128"> Section Appendix 1: SABLs all ID Date Gazzette S</a> <a title="Forest Report page 129" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=129"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 130" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=130"> Section Appendix 3: Greenpeace mapped SABLs – Gul</a> <a title="Forest Report page 131" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=131"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 132" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=132"> Section Appendix 5: Greenpeace mapped SABLs – Mor</a> <a title="Forest Report page 133" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=133"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific Up for Gr</a> <a title="Forest Report page 134" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=134"> Section Apendix 7: Greenpeace mapped SABLs – New </a> <a title="Forest Report page 135" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=135"> Image: New Hanover, NIP, 2</a> <a title="Forest Report page 136" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/18b32963?page=136"> Greenpeace Australia Pacific GPO Box 3307 Sydney N</a>