Estate scale tree production in Papua New Guinea
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Estate scale tree production in Papua New Guinea by K.R. Woodward

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Published by National Centre for Development Studies, The Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English


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Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL24720526M

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The development strategy was most emphatically 'not a plan for maximum growth' {ibid.: 19) and intended that the required economic growth should rely on 'small scale and decentralised organisation of production that can be combined with traditional forms of production' and will be under the control of Papua New Guineans' {ibid.: 17).Cited by: 1. Edited by W.C. Clarke and R.R. Thaman. Note to the reader from the UNU. Agroforestry was introduced into the UNU programme in as part of its subprogramme on the Ecological Basis for Rural Development in the Humid Tropics, which was aimed at helping to improve the socio-economic conditions of the small-scale farmer while simultaneously developing ecologically sound production methods. Root Crops in Papua New Guinea R. Michael Bourke Senior horticulturist Highlands Agricultural Experiment Station Aiyura, P. O. Box Kainantu, E.H.P., Papua New Guinea Abstract Root crop production in Papua New Guinea is reviewed. Crops considered are the major ones (Ipomoea batatas, Colocasia esculenta, Dioscorea aiata, D. escuienta. Report on Small-scale Mining in Papua New Guinea 7 Official Definition of Small-scale Mining There is no particular definition given to the artisanal and small-scale mining sector. Several parameters do influence what can accurately be described as a small-scale mining operations and it is normally a .

17 Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) Climate compatible development for Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 18 Shearman, P. and Bryan, J. A bioregional analysis of the distribution of rainforest cover, deforestation and degradation in Papua New Guinea. Australian Ecology 36(1): Reducing poverty through forestry production on a small scale. A Cut for the Poor. R. Oberndorf, P. Durst, S. Mahanty, K. Burslem & R. Suzuki, eds. Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing Forests for Poverty Reduction: Capturing Opportunities in Forest Harvesting and Wood Processing for the Benefit of the Poor. Papua New Guinea has fertile soils and favourable climate which permits cultivation of a wide variety of cash crops particularly in the highlands, coastal, and island regions. Production of cash crops is usually centred on plantations but significant smallholder production among rural communities also exists.   In fact, the original occupants of both Papua New Guinea and, later, Australia, seem to have been a very sedentary bunch. The aborigines' forefathers reached Australia at le years ago, scattered along the coastline for about 1, to 2, years and then, having struck roots wherever they struck roots, they didn't budge for the next.

THE NEW LAND GRAB IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA Colin Filer with low population density that are potentially suitable for rainfed crop production’ (World Bank 53). As we shall see, it is a moot point whether the companies interested in the under 55 leases which fit the standard definition of a ‘large-scale’ acquisition (Cotula et al. Kalimantan, 3% in Sulawesi and the rest spread across other parts of Indonesia including Java and Papua. The current total plantation areas are approximately 8 million hectare (“ha”) and are projected to reach 13 million ha by Source: Tree Crop Estate Statistics for Oil Palm by the Directorate General of Estates. About plant species that have an edible fruit are grown in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Many fruits are grown in small quantities in only a limited number of locations. Production of fresh fruit (excluding banana) was estimated as 59 tonnes per year by the PNG Household Survey. In book: Food and Agriculture in Papua New Guinea. (pp) Publisher: ANU E Press, The Australian National University, Canberra; Editors: R.M. Bourke, T. Harwood.