22 May 2017

PNG landowners look at ways to compensate for illegal seizure

From , 5:02 am on 22 May 2017

As efforts continue in Papua New Guinea to have land unlawfully acquired returned to the custom owners an Australian academic has been working on a formula to guide them.

Sydney University political economist Tim Anderson was asked by PNG civil society group, Act Now, to look at what would constitute adequate compensation.

He is presenting his findings, which focus on the controversial Special Agricultural Business Leases, at seminar in Port Moresby today.

Dr Anderson spoke to Don Wiseman about what he found.

Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea. Photo: RNZI