Integrating conservation and health in Papua New Guinea’s vulnerable rainforests


Papua New Guinea
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Ref: 26-002

Status: Current

Round:
25
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
New Guinea Binatang Research Centre, Wanang Conservation Area (WCA), PNG Institute of Medical Research (IMR), International institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Start Date:
01-04-19
End Date:
31-03-22
Funding:
£355,353.00
Regions:
Pacific
Biomes:
Forests, Tropical forest
Production:
Forestry
Threats To Biodiversity:
Land use change
Broad Approches:
Poverty reduction, Ecosystem approach, Ecosystem conservation, In situ, Species conservation
Specific Tools:
Monitoring, Cepa, Training, Research, Research training
Countries:
Papua New Guinea
Conventions:
CBD
Project Summary:
This project aims to protect highly diverse forests in Papa New Guinea (PNG) and improve their inhabitants’ quality of life. Using conservation interventions, research, and capacity building it will: (i) enable expansion of indigenous rainforest conservation through community health provision (ii) spread awareness of the benefits of intact forests (iii) research both the relationships between forest integrity and health in PNG, and the efficacy of integration of health services into forest conservation across the tropics, and (iv) train students and staff in research and conservation.


Documents:
Title: 26-002 App (edited)
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2019-09-26 00:00:00

Title: 26-002 HYR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2020-08-25 00:00:00

Title: 26-002 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2020-08-25 00:00:00

Title: 26-002 HYR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2021-02-03 00:00:00