sustainability of Papua New Guinea"s forest resource

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Social Studies Division, the National Research Institute , Boroko, Papua New Guinea
Sustainable forestry -- Papua New Guinea, Forest policy -- Papua New Guinea, Forests and forestry -- Papua New Gu
Statementby Tahereh Nadarajah.
SeriesNRI discussion paper -- no. 76.
ContributionsWaigani Seminar (20th : 1993 : University of Papua New Guinea)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 72 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18667745M
ISBN 109980750626

Papua New Guinea Introduction This project activity reduces the conversion of native forests to non-forest land, coupled with activities that reduce forest degradation. The project area is currently a designated Forest Management Agreement area under the Papua New Guinea Forest Development Plan, developed by the National Forest Authority.

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Boundary of the YUS area defined as the watersheds of three river systems Yopno, Uruwa and Som. The shaded area denotes the YUS conservation area, which is located along the Huon Peninsula in northern Papua New Guinea. Map provided by Karau Kuna of the Tree Kangaroo Conservation by: 1.

Community-based Forest and Coastal Conservation and Resource Management in Papua New Guinea Project () Background United Nations Development Programme works with the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) to foster action on the conservation of PNG’s rich and distinctive biodiversity towards a more sustainable economic growth.

- the development of a plan for a multipurpose national forest inventory of Papua New Guinea as a tool for the sustainability of Papua New Guineas forest resource book management of its forest resources, and as a case study at international level, using a participatory approach and identifying the information required by the different stakeholders.

Special consideration will be given. CHAPTER FIVE - PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOREST RESOURCES ‘MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT’ INTRODUCTION 62 BACKGROUND 62 NATURAL RESOURCES 66 NATIONAL FOREST RESOURCES 69 Between P Hasluck & Judge Barnett 69 Technical Framework 72 Creaming to Clearfelling.

Papua New Guinea (PNG) Office of Climate Change and Development, PNG Forest Authority (PNGFA) and Department of Environment & Conservation (DEC) Combined safeguards and sub-regional capacity building workshop on REDD-plus, Singapore, March Eunice Dus (MAppSc, BSc. Hons, BSc), OCCD Policy Analyst – REDD+File Size: 2MB.

Papua New Guinea has the largest with a GDP of US$ billion in This is more than twice the size of the second largest economy: Fiji (US$ billon GDP in ).File Size: 1MB. Papua New Guinea Sustainable Development Program Review Stephen Howes and Eric Kwa 1 one by the Bank of Papua New Guinea, one by PNG Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and one (a resident of Singapore) is selected by the Board.

• The resource boom in PNG has led to much higher profits for Ok Tedi, and so much. Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management. The book is intermixed with chapters that concentrate on quantitative subjects, such as economics and linear programming, and qualitative chapters that provide discussions of important aspects of natural resource.

Unanimous ICSID tribunal dismisses expropriation claim due to Papua New Guinea’s lack of written consent to arbitrate PNG Sustainable Development Program Ltd. Independent State of Papua New Guinea, ICSID Case No.

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ARB/13/33 In an award dated May 5,a tribunal at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) dismissed PNG Sustainable. It intends to address all maritime activities, including SDG 14 under the Agenda on Sustainable Development, in Papua New Guinea's maritime borders consistent with existing national laws and regulations as well as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Papua New Guinea is home to at least species of vascular plants. In Novemberthe Papuan government announced plans to create 12 new protected areas that would addhectares to the country's park system—an increase of almost 50 per cent.

servation initiatives in Papua New Guinea. The loss of biological resources in Papua New Guinea, as elsewhere, is driven primarily by non-biological factors, and conservation actions must take account of social and political realities.

The CNA process emphasizes such issues as commu-nication, rights adjudication, modes of conflictFile Size: KB. Papua New Guinea is a country rich in natural resources. Its exclusive economic zone of million square kilometers is host to abundant tuna resources and diverse marine fisheries.

The country’s tropical rainforest is the third largest in the world and is characterized by extraordinary biodiversity (more than 5 per cent of the world’s total).

Turn around deforestation inthe ‘Nature Super Year’, says Guterres 21 MarchNew York.

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On the International Day of Forests, which falls on Saturday, UN chief António Guterres is. How are people’s lives linked to the Sustainable Development Goals.

This film tells the stories of three families in the Coastal, Highlands and Central regions of Papua New Guinea. What can be learnt from the past. A history of the forestry sector in Papua New Guinea 1 1Forests and Tradition Traditional use of forest resources The forests of Papua New Guinea are not only a source of supply for timber.

As in many countries, the forests are a repository of a wide range of goods and services that underpin the rural economy.

Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute (PNGFRI) PNGFRI is the scientific research division of the PNGFA. Its main task is providing forest-related research services based on collaboration with users in government, industry, communities and other research providers for the sustainable use of forest resources in Papua New Guinea.

The Economic Importance of Forestry to Papua New Guinea. Presentation by Bob Tate Executive Officer, Papua New Guinea Forest Industries Association Regional Seminar on Forest Law and Governance Holiday Inn, Port Moresby - 10 - 11 October PNGFIA represents eighty-five percent of PNG's forest industries.

Towards sustainable management of Papua New Guinea’s Agarwood resource 3 BACKGROUND Agarwood (also known as aloeswood, eaglewood and gaharu, among many other common names) is a fragrant wood that has been traded since biblical times for its use in religious, medicinal and aromatic preparations.

High consumer demand, particularly from. A total of 25 sustainability indicators were applied in assessing ILG sustainability in Papua New Guinea. This number comprises a set of 12 indicators used in assessing the landowners’ perceptions of ILG sustainability, while another set of 13 indicators was employed in assessing the stakeholders’ by: 1.

Sustainable Economic Development: Resources, Environment, and Institutions presents 25 articles that lay the foundations of sustainable development in a way that facilitates effective policy editors mix broad thematic papers with focused micro-papers, balancing theories with policy designs.

; tfpng-national forest action plan ; tfasia region - png, plcy alleviat credit ; tfpapua new guinea - economic recovery program, sal ; tfpapua new guinea - forest mgt; conservation.

Sustainable Natural Resource Management In Papua New Guinea the customary harvest of wildlife and natural resources is an essential part of people’s lives.

Natural ecosystems have provided food and shelter as well as important spiritual and cultural values for thousands of years. The agarwood management project is bringing new hope to rural people of Papua New Guinea.

It will provide a new economy for the poor from this non-timber forest product, protection of old growth forests and preservation of tropical rainforest biodiversity as well as a cultivated source of agarwood that people throughout the world can enjoy.

Following a short introduction on the importance of the forest sector in the PNG economy, this paper looks at three issues: i) the available information on the status and use of forest resources in Papua New Guinea (PNG) ii) possible strategies to make the transition from the current.

Papua New Guinea - Forestry and Conservation Project (English) Abstract. Two key objectives of the Forestry and Conservation Project for Papua New guinea are to a) strengthen the capacity of local people, government, and nongovernmental entities to more sustainably manage and conserve the country's resources; and b) improve.

Sustainability needed in forestry plans Views J No Comments Community, Environmental developer DEVELOPING a national policy for sustainable palm oil production and establishing a multi-stakeholder palm oil platform are key recommendations of a report recently released by Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change Development Authority.

Community and Human Resource Development through capacity building, agriculture and environmental conservation and restoration. Sustainable Forest Management Project in Papua New Guinea.

Teak species of trees planted in Kokopo, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea: Papua New Guinea Projects. Children's Forest Program. and development in Papua New Guinea. The State of the Forests of Papua New Guinea.

Figure 1: A map of Papua New Guinea showing provincial boundaries and general regions. Each province is shown coloured by the broad region in which it is situated, the Islands, the Highlands or the Mainland Lowland Size: KB.

Papua New Guinea. see also FAO Forest Resource Assessment: The WSSD Plan of Implementation calls for the management of the natural resources base in a sustainable and integrated manner. In this regard, to reverse the current trend in natural resource degradation as soon as possible, it is necessary to implement strategies which should.Papua New Guinea is classified as a developing economy by the International Monetary Fund.

Strong growth in Papua New Guinea's mining and resource sector led to the country becoming the sixth-fastest-growing economy in the world in Growth was expected to slow once major resource projects came on line in Calling code: +The economy of Papua New Guinea is largely underdeveloped.

It is dominated by the agricultural, forestry, and fishing sector and the minerals and energy extraction sector. The agricultural, forestry, and fishing sector accounts for most of the labour force of Papua New Guinea, while the minerals and energy extraction sector is responsible for most of the export Currency: kina (PGK).