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Papua New Guinea

Forestry review finds problems with PNG logging deals

Papua New Guinea's recent Independent Review of Forest Allocations has deemed three new logging permits, issued last year, illegal. The independent review report says logging deals in East New Britain, Central and Western Provinces, were all unlawfully processed and are contrary to the PNG Forestry Act.

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Assessing illegal logging

Chatham House is assessing the scale and effectiveness of the response to illegal logging and the related trade around the world. Full details of this work, including analysis and data, will be available online soon.