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PNG Land Grabs Set to Be Reversed: Researchers

May 15, 2014
Radio Australia

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There are signs that land grabs in Papua New Guinea may start to decline, after a report from Oxfam exposed the extent of the involvement of Australia's big four banks.

And Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has announced government plans to cancel Special Agricultural Business Leases, while many of those are already granted are under review.

Both positive steps, but will there be substantive change on the issue?

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Frederic Mousseau, PNG lead researcher, Oakland Institute