West New Britain Forestry

‘WNB Forestry Needs More’

This is according to PNG Forest Authority (PNGFA) Forestry Area manager, Jerry Kowin, during a recent visit to the province.

He said that currently, the two major economic activities that put money into the pocket of locals are through agriculture and forestry projects.

“However, agriculture is only practiced in the northern part of the Island, while forestry is almost every part of the island,” said Mr Kowin.

“We have been the largest exporter of round logs for the last 40 to 50 years, and we still are.”