Influence of Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Development on Stakeholders’ Views, Concern and Reactions in Papua New Guinea

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56536/jebv.v4i1.56

Keywords:

Agribusiness Entrepreneurship, Farming, Farmers Attitude & Behaviour Pattern, Publicity & Visualibility, Social Change, Social Licensing & Sustainable Project Development

Abstract

The research investigates the influence of farming on farmers and other stakeholders’ view and it was conducted at PNG Biomass project impact communities of Markham Valley in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG). A cross-sectional descriptive study with use of purposive sampling that involving in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, and meeting whereby data were analysed using NVivo software. The findings show that social change influence famers attitude, behaviour pattern and different perception towards PNG Biomass project development. Further investigation reveals that various stakeholders have different view, concern and reaction towards the PNG Biomass project development: the farmers boost about positive impact; settlers complain about negative adverse effect and PNG National Government assured the landowners and PNG Biomass project to support the sustainable development of climate change resilient and carbon credit project in PNG. The research recommends for the wider community awareness about the positive impact of PNG Biomass project development and also need for project risk evaluation and proper land use planning.

Author Biography

Dr William Kerua, Fiji National University

Assistant Professor and Head

Department of Agribusiness and Extension

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji

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Published

2024-02-29

How to Cite

John Riwasino, & Kerua, W. (2024). Influence of Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Development on Stakeholders’ Views, Concern and Reactions in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.56536/jebv.v4i1.56