Customary Landowners

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Health In Papua New Guinea - Economy - Land Tenure
... enacted various laws in which a type of tenure called "customary land title" is recognised, meaning that the traditional lands of the indigenous peoples have some legal ... This customary land notionally covers most of the usable land in the country (some 97% of total land area) alienated land is either held privately under State Lease or is government land ... Unalienated land is owned under customary title by traditional landowners ...

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