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Global Witness
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Outubro 2021
Papua-Nova Guiné

The climate crisis is no longer projection, but reality. Forests play a key role in regulating the global climate and are critical to preventing runaway global heating. They are also a treasure trove of biological diversity, and home to many indigenous peoples and forest communities. Yet forests continue to be burned and destroyed at an alarming rate.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Julho 2021
Papua-Nova Guiné

Customary land is increasingly recognised as an important governance issue in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The aim of this paper is to identify challenges associated with land administration, land governance and land
dispute resolution in PNG as perceived by stakeholders; and to find potential strategies for promoting bankable

How PNG lost US$120 million and the future of deep-sea mining
Artigos e Livros
Abril 2020
Papua-Nova Guiné

In January this year, the managing director of Papua New Guinea’s Mineral Resources Authority declared that the proposal to develop what had once been touted as the world’s first deep-sea mine would ‘not get off the ground’.

Publicação revisada por pares
Março 2020
Papua-Nova Guiné

Social and environmental safeguards are now commonplace in policies and procedures that apply to certain kinds of foreign investment in developing countries. Prominent amongst these is the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC), which is commonly tied to policies and procedures relating to investments that have an impact on ‘indigenous peoples’.

Janeiro 2020
Papua-Nova Guiné

Ex situ seed conservation of banana crop wild relatives (Musa spp. L.), is constrained by critical knowledge gaps in their storage and germination behaviour. Additionally, challenges in collecting seeds from wild populations impact the quality of seed collections. It is, therefore, crucial to evaluate the viability of seeds from such collecting missions in order to improve the value

Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Dezembro 2019
Cabo Verde
Antígua e Barbuda
São Cristóvão e Névis (Saint Kitts e Nevis)
Santa Lúcia
São Vicente e Granadinas
Trindade e Tobago
Papua-Nova Guiné

Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

Artigos e Livros
Outubro 2019
Papua-Nova Guiné

Climate change is shaped and understood through assumptions of causality and temporality that enable and constrain feasible approaches to environmental governance, approaches that may reproduce inequalities.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Outubro 2019
Papua-Nova Guiné

In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) commissioned a gender assessment of the agriculture and rural sector in Papua New Guinea.

Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Agosto 2019
África do Sul
Estados Unidos
Papua-Nova Guiné

A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

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