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April Salumei (East Sepik Province)

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The sustainable timber yield principle has been complied with. A high proportion (44%) of the forest is classified by the Office of Environment and Conservation as “ragile”. Sensible operational procedures have not been complied with in that the resource data is based on a very low field inventory sample. The estimated sustainable annual cut is sufficient to support a conventional stand-alone log export project. There is inadequate road access.