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6.1 Forest Policy and Legislation

"We [the PNG Forest Service] are now facing a backlash against the reformation which, with hindsight, would seem to have been pursued with a little too much enthusiasm....Only one new timber permit has been issued in the past three years and even that is now being crucified by outsiders".

"To maximise the sustainable contribution of the Sector to the development and diversification of the economy whilst bringing the Fijian people into fuller and more active participation in sectoral development of all levels and stages and, at the same time, protecting and enhancing the effectiveness of the country's forest in environmental conservation."

6.2(a) Environmental Issues and Initiatives - Ecosystem and Biological Conservation

6.2(b) Environmental Issues and Initiatives - Soil and Watershed Conservation

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