This Is Our Land: Why Reject the Privatization of Customary Land
This brochure breaks down some of the myths used to justify the privatization of customary land and makes clear that efforts to privatize land are not about development but about profits for corporations, financial institutions and already wealthy people.
This Is Our Land: Land Privatisation Myths
This Is Our Land is an educational resource published by the Oakland Institute that debunks myths used for privatizing land around the world, while providing facts on how customary tenure systems are critical to protecting livelihoods and ensuring sustainable development for the people and the planet.
From Extraction to Inclusion
This four-sided brochure gives a summary of the findings in our major report, From Extraction to Inclusion. It explains why the large-scale extraction of natural resources has failed to deliver promised development outcomes and how the government should instead focus on protecting customary land and invest in local farmers in order to put people at the centre of PNG's development and improve their lives and livelihoods.
The Circle Triangle Story
The Circle / Triangle Story describes how outsiders have destroyed Melanesian communities and stolen their land. The story was originally developed by the Melanesian Indigenous Land Defence Alliance as a play used in community education.
EITI Discussion Paper
A discussion paper on the merits of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative. The World Bank is funding Papua New Guinea's membership.