Climate Change Education and Biodiversity Assessment – Torricelli Mountain Range PNG
Climate Change Education and Biodiversity Assessment – Torricelli Mountain Range PNG
This National NGO is based in Lumi, West Sepik Province and has been doing extensive work in the Toricelli mountain range monitoring and promoting the conservation of the Tree Kangaroo habitat and surrounding primary tropical rainforest towards establishing a large conservation area. Given their extensive experience with delaying with donor funding, agreement was reached for the organisation to prepare and submit a full proposal for a strategic grant consistent with strategic grant guidance notes. Project titled Climate Change education and biodiversity assessment – Toricelli Mountain Range PNG is awarded a strategic grant of US$125,075.00 under the GEF STAR allocation. This project will cover at least 50 villages with a total beneficiary population of 12,000 while project site will cover 200,000 hectares of mid-montane and lowland tropical rainforest in the Torricelli Mountain Range.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Tenkile Conservation Alliance
Country:
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 125,075.34
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 45,476.80
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PNG/SGP/OP5/Y4/STAR/BD/14/03
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Planning non gef grant
Done.
Linkages gef projects
Yes
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of globally significant species protected by project 2
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 200000
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed/applied 3
Biophysical
Number of national policies informed in biodiversity focal area 2
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 2000
Empowerment
Number of indigenous people participated/involved in SGP project 12000

Partnership

Deakin University

Grantee Contact

Mr Jim Thomas
Email: jim@tenkile.com
 

Address

P.O. Box 1304,
Wewak , EAST SEPIK PROVINCE ,

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