Environment & Energy

  • The project aims to support PNG’s commitment in achieving low-carbon economic growth and carbon neutrality by 2050 under the PNG Government’s Vision 2050 Pillar.

  • Thus, this project is a joint initiative of UNDP and Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD), aims to enhance the adaptive capacity of communities to the most pressing hazard with the largest potential for wide-spread damage – flooding.

  • The project aims to develop a Sustainable National System of Protected Areas (PAs) for Papua New Guinea thus harnessing for an effective natural resource management and financing systems for Community Conservation Areas and Wildlife Management Areas.

  • The project aims to give grants to local community based organisations, to undertake projects in the GEF focal areas of Climate Change, Biodiversity Conservation and Land Degradation and Forest Management.

  • The project builds on PNG’s REDD+ readiness activities that have been coordinated jointly by the Climate Change Development Authority (CCDA) and PNG National Forest Authority (PNGFA), including work undertaken through the UN-REDD Programme.

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