model of development

Posted by Elizabeth1
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A small New Zealand business is demonstrating how Bougainville can have a future without a return to large-scale mining and the reimposition of colonial-style dependence on foreign powers like Rio Tinto... (Mine Watch)

Source: PNG Mine Watch

The Wellington Chocolate Voyage

A voyage to make a unique artisan chocolate bar and a better tasting world. This is the new chocolate revolution.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

 

"... better strategies need to be in place to take the significant wealth generated by extractives industries and translate this into meaningful human development for citizens across the country".

United Nations calls for responsible foreign investment

Source: PNG Mine Watch via the Masalai blog

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Posted by Elizabeth1
Elizabeth

Large-scale mining and gas projects completley defeat the five National Goals in our Constitution and after 30-years have utterly failed to improve the lives of ordinary people in PNG. Yet our Prime Minister and government are determined to

blindly continue along the same failed economic path, enriching forreign corporations and themselves while we suffer the environmental and social costs

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Elizabeth

Picture: The Australian 

Good to see the World Bank admit increasing levels of violence are a consequence of rapid economic growth (which they have promoted incidently!). This is yet another indication that our current model of develpment has serious negative consequences for most of us while it is only our elite and foreigners who see the benefits...

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Source: PNG Mine Watch

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Posted by rait man

Both the SABL land grab and the growing number of violent urban evictions in Papua New Guines are the symptoms of a misguided and destructive model of development.

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Source: EMTV

There has been a strong outpouring of public support for Oro Governor, Gary Juffa, amidst moves to have him ousted in a vote of no confidence by several local level government presidents and Ijivitari MP, David Arore.

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Source: MY Land, My Country Blog

As a vote of no confidence against Oro Governor, Gary Juffa, looms, he writes about the successes and challenges he faces against the old guard.

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