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With the legislation subcategory, the Land Portal identifies any formal laws on a national level. A formal law is enacted by an official legislator and/or through an official procedure.

PNG: land and conflict
Legislation
National Policies
March 2014
Papua New Guinea

Anecdotal evidence suggests that conflicts over land and extractive resource developments are on the rise across Papua New Guinea. These micro-level conflicts have the potential to scaleup and feed into large-scale armed conflicts—such as those that occurred on Bougainville and in neighbouring Solomon Islands—which require costly external intervention.

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