Corpus ID: 174791468

Land registration , land markets and livelihoods in Papua New Guinea

@inproceedings{Anderson2010LandR,
  title={Land registration , land markets and livelihoods in Papua New Guinea},
  author={B. Anderson and Tim Anderson},
  year={2010}
}
Under PNG law, customary land cannot be sold; however those wanting to commercialise this land have developed mechanisms to transform its character. The first step is land registration, a process which defines title and opens it up to transactions. An immediate problem of this is that a once priceless asset is opened to the vagaries of the commercial world, in a traditional environment where price often has little to do with value. On the few occasions where customary land has been registered… Expand
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