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Act Now! and Jubilee welcome news of BSP closing 30 logging bank accounts

Latest News, Illegal logging

Release Date: 20 Apr 2022

Research and advocacy organisations Act Now! and Jubilee Australia Research Centre have welcomed news that Papua New Guinea's largest bank has closed the accounts of 30 logging companies operating in the country.

New research reveals how commercial banks have supported PNG’s destructive logging boom

Latest News, Land and forests, Illegal logging

Release Date: 01 Dec 2021

Commercial banks operating in Papua New Guinea have given at least $144 million (K300 million) in available credit, since 2000, to the country’s five largest exporters of tropical logs, a new report by Act Now! and Jubilee Australia Research Centre has revealed.

New Report Calls for a Dramatic Change from Extraction to Inclusion for Real Development in Papua New Guinea

Changing PNG’s development path, Sustainable economies, Illegal logging, Protect customary land

Release Date: 06 Oct 2020

Oakland/Port Moresby/Sidney—With the release of a new report today, ACT NOW!, Jubilee Australia, and the Oakland Institute, call for an urgent change of course from political leaders in Papua New Guinea. The report, From Extraction to Inclusion, analyses the country’s economic and development performance since its independence in 1975.

Land Summit in Papua New Guinea: a dangerous attack on the country’s unique customary land tenure system

Changing PNG’s development path, Land and forests, Illegal logging, Protect customary land

Release Date: 02 May 2019

Oakland/Sidney – Jubilee Australia and the Oakland Institute denounce the National Land Summit, organized by the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government, as a dangerous attack on the country’s unique customary land tenure system. In a briefing paper released today, Land Summit or Land Grab?, the two organizations detail how the summit organized on May 1-3 2019 is an attempt by the PNG