State of the Pacific 2013: Land issues in Vanuatu


In this podcast from the State of the Pacific 2013 conference, the panel raises and discusses major land issues in Vanuatu.

Panellists and topics include:

The slow process of land reform in Vanuatu
The Hon Ralph Regenvanu
The Minister for Lands, Government of Vanuatu

One lease, many stories: Land leasing in Vanuatu
Leisande Otto
Justice for the Poor Program, World Bank Vanuatu

Land reform " why it matters
Jim Fingleton
Development Law Consultant

Masters of modernity: Explorations of authority and leasing in North Efate and the implications for land reform
Siobhan Macdonnell
PhD Candidate, School of Culture, History and Language, 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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