model of development

Posted by Elizabeth1
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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Posted by Elizabeth1
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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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Posted by Elizabeth1
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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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Posted by Elizabeth1
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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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Posted by Elizabeth1
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Source: PNG Exposed

Uncertain Futures is the title of a 2012 report on the impacts of Sime Darby on communities in Liberia. The report paints a chilling and tragic picture of human rights violations.

Sime Darby is the Malaysian company now poised to take control of NBPOL and its plantations in Papua New Guinea.

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Posted by Elizabeth1
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Picture: Oro Governor, Gary Juffa

Article Source: Post Courier

Large scale logging in the country has done more damage than good in the rural areas, those affected are often suppressed and threatend by foreign loggers using local police to thier benefit, Oro Governor Gary Juffa said yesterday.

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Posted by rait man

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has thrown its full support behind the campaign against privatising public assets and services in Papua New Guinea, ITF said in its press release.

Three trade unions – the Energy Workers Union, Maritime and Transport Workers Union and National Airline Employees Association – have formed a coalition to keep some of the country’s biggest companies, including PNG Power, PNG Ports and Air Nuigini, in public hands.

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