Port Moresby and Lae Cities have high density of settlements in the country. Within these cities, we have formal and informal settlements. The formal settlements are allowed by law and the informal settlements are not recognized by law. Informal settlements fall under three categories and they are classified based on land tenure. Read on to find out more.

Understanding Different Categories of Settlements in Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby and Lae Cities have high density of settlements in the country. Within these cities, we have formal and informal settlements. The formal settlements are allowed by law and the informal settlements are not recognized by law. Informal settlements fall under three categories and they are classified based on land tenure. Read on to find out more.

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