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The resumption of palm-oil production on Guadalcanal's northern plains

Fraenkel, Jon; Allen, Matthew; Brock, Harry


Palm-oil operations on the island of Guadalcanal are situated in an area that was a hot spot during the 'tension' years of 1998-2003. An analysis of the industry therefore provides an important case study of post-conflict development, and of how local animosities are tempered, or exacerbated, by new cash-earning opportunities. This paper examines the difference between the arrangements entered into by the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Ltd (GPPOL) and its 1973-99 predecessor, Solomon Islands...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Pacific Economic Bulletin


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