A capacity-building training workshop on Business Planning for Protected Areas was conducted in Port Moresby during the second week of the Protected Areas Forum 2022. The training focused on business planning and financial management for communities and organizations that manage Protected Areas.
Over 100 stakeholders convened at the 2nd National Protected Areas Forum, held from 30 May to 3 June, 2022 in Port Moresby.
For Gesupo (not his real name), a villager from the heavily forested Tavolo Wildlife Management Area (WMA) on the island of New Britain, attending the UNDP Protected Area Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool (METT) workshop was the fun part. The hard work was in getting to the workshop venue.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement today to support the protection of over three million hectares worth of land and marine area in Papua New Guinea (PNG) for communities to manage their resources for future generations.