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Sustaining biodiversity, livelihoods and culture in PNG's montane forests


Ref: 23020
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Richard Cuthbert
Lead Institution: WCS - Wildlife Conservation Society
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2016-04-01
End Date: 2019-03-31
Funding: £299,959.00
Website:
Status: Current
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Countries:
Purpose: DESCRIPTION: To reduce and ultimately end deforestation in the Bismarck Mountains of PNG, strengthen local livelihoods, and conserve biological and cultural diversity, this project will improve agricultural practices, implement sustainable forestry and silviculture, reduce hunting pressure on threatened species, and retain and pass on traditional ecological knowledge to the next generation. OUTCOME: Reduced rates of deforestation in the Bismarck Range through improved agricultural and forestry practices that diversify and strengthen livelihoods and conserve PNG’s cultural and biological diversity
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Documents:
Title: 23-020 App Mar16 - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 23-020 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 23-020 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 23-020 HYR2 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 23-020 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]