Community Management: Supporting the role of the community based organization and landowners of the YUS Conservation Area through a community driven initiative
Community Management: Supporting the role of the community based organization and landowners of the YUS Conservation Area through a community driven initiative
The local CBO based in YUS LLG in Kabwum District, Morobe Province is approved a Full Grant of US$31, 378.00 under the STAR allocation. This project will support the GEF Focal area of Forest Management and Land Degradation plus Biodiversity Conservation. The project will be supporting the role of the community based organization and landowners of PNG’s first conservation area, YUS Conservation Area through a community driven initiative. The project aims to improve livelihoods through cocoa production and have already secured overseas interest to supply the cocoa to a chocolate manufacturer in the US. The grant will be used to obtain certification of the product and develop a benefit sharing arrangement that will relieve population pressure from the conservation area. Share tree planting activities will also be conducted. This project will enhance the capacity of the YUS Conservation Organization and customary landowners to sustainably manage the YUS Conservation Area through long term conservation, appropriate management and economic development of local resources and opportunities.
26 September 2019 - The database information is being updated to reflect only the total amount disbursed and not the total Grant Award as stipulate don the MOA.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
YUS Conservation Organization
Country:
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 28,240.20
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 27,306.53
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PNG/SGP/OP5/Y3/STAR/BD/13/12
Status:
Project Terminated Before Completion
Project Characteristics and Results
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Partnership

Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program

Grantee Contact

Ms. Mikal Nolan
Phone: 472.7226
Email: mikal.nolan@treekangaroo.org
 

Address

PO Box 360 Lae
Lae, Morobe Province , Momase , 411

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Jenny Wakfen
Email:
Ms. Tamalis Akus
Phone:
+675 321 2877 Ext. 204
Fax:
+675 321 1224
Email:

Address

UNDP, P.O. Box 1041
Port Moresby, Pacific, 121