This land is our land: The struggle for land rights in Papua New Guinea

This land is our land: The struggle for land rights in Papua New Guinea

In Papua New Guinea, in a matter of a few years, more than 5.5 million hectares, or 12 percent of the country, were acquired by foreign firms through a scheme called Special Agriculture and Business Leases (SABLs). These land deals constitute one of the swiftest and largest land grabs in recent history.