For thousands of years, these affluent terrestrial vegetations have provided the habitat and patronage elements that were essential for the survival of the Papuan people. Accordingly, the vast majority of the Papuan people (87 ...
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...ent natural forest as well as non-forest formations that provide PNG with major values and benefits. Namely, the landscape yields bountiful benefits sources of financial, environmental, and social benefits and values. These major benefits in turn attract a distinctive group of stakeholders; namely, foreign investors, local government, and environmentalist, each of which view the landscape’s values from utterly different standpoints. The difference in perspective among these different stakeholders brings forwards the urgent need for these groups to adopt more collaboratively rooted managerial effort. This in turn will result in well-voiced dialogues to take place among theses different stakeholders groups. Ultimately, these dialogues will to moderate the gap between these groups as they all move forward towards a prosperous-developed-sustainable Papua New Guinea.
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