Political, economic and social developments in the Territory of Papua New Guinea. Part 3

Australia, 1953

Film
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For the people of Papua and New Guinea the time when the family patch of land was the basis of society and the foundation if existence is pasing. Commercial agriculture has been introduced and opportunities of wage earning are raising living standards. Main products are copra, coconut oil, coffee and cocoa. Agricultural research stations have been established by the Administration for the benefit of both white settlers and native growers. Government Co-operative buying has been introduced and new economic opportunities have enabled the people to become partners with the Administration.

Credits

director

Neil Howe

producer

Maslyn Williams

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:18:55:00

Colour

Black and White

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