A digital toolkit and resource guide for better stewardship and protection of Papua New Guinea’s natural resources for future generations
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WHO IS THIS FOR AND WHAT CAN IT DO?
All stakeholders have access to a number of tools and resources for assistance:
International and national non-governmental organizations can find standardized documents, templates, and policy guidance to ensure their policies and support are meeting regulations.
Donors and international organizations are able to understand a current picture of management effectiveness and financing available for protected areas in PNG.
COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS (CBOs)
Communities are the key to successful conservation initiatives. CBOs can find tools here to help stakeholders communities submit expressions of interest, develop management plans, and finance their protected area.
Provincial environmental departments can ensure their interventions meet national policy guidelines, and where they can go for additional support.
PROTECTED AREAS TOOLKIT
This digital toolkit supports communities and organisations interested in establishing, managing and conserving PNG’s protected areas
THE CURRENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA’S PROTECTED AREAS
of protected areas have either active management committees or inactive committees that could be reconstituted.
Known and protected areas in PNG61
Percentage of land area protected4
Percentage of areas with no or minimal funding or staffing90
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT HUB
The PNG Biodiversity website forms a part of a range of tools under the PNG Natural Resource Management Hub to aid PNG’s policymakers, civil society organizations and other stakeholders to make informed decisions on policies, investments and livelihoods.
Collating and aggregating data from a wide range of sources, the NRM Hub can help with project planning, reporting and the evaluation of natural resource management processes.