State of the Pacific 2013: Land issues in Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste


In this podcast from the State of the Pacific 2013 conference, the panel discusses some of the key issues around land in Timor-Leste and Solomon Islands.

Panellists and topics include:

Women and land governance
Ruth Maetala
Consultant, Lingana Consultancy, Solomon Islands
Joseph Foukona
PhD Candidate, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

The impact of land issues on the Timorese civil society
Meabh Cryan and Ines Martins
Land Rights Researcher, and La€™o Hamutuk, Timor-Leste

Displacement, livelihoods and land access in rural Timor-Leste
Dr Pyone Myat Thu
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SSGM, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

This podcast is from the inaugural State of Pacific conference, taking place at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific 25-26 June 2013. Hosted by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program the conference brought together academics, parliamentarians, policy makers, business leaders, civil society representatives and the media to share and discuss research and policy relevant issues on and about the Pacific region.

More information is available from the SSGM website.


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