Alternative community based livelihoods - Layers (chickens that lay eggs) and \Awareness on the protection of the Lake Kutubu WMA
* Quality Assured Data from SGP’s Annual Monitoring Process as of June 30, 2021.
Alternative community based livelihoods - Layers (chickens that lay eggs) and \Awareness on the protection of the Lake Kutubu WMA
Funding has been awarded to the management committee of the protected area to look into and provide alternative sources of proteing that will lift pressure off the local endemic population of fish in the lake. This project will also look into conducting a local fish survey to ascertaint eh status of threat before lareg awareness and practical measures will be introduced to locals to reduce the increasing threat. recipients of the livelihood opportunity will be widows, the elderly and PLWD to undertake training, and production of layer chicken for sale to locals and to be encouraged as an available protein source aside from endemic fish.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Lake Kutubu Environment Foundation Inc.
Country:
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 46,477.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 78,050.31
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PNG/SGP/OP5/Y7/STAR/BC/18/05
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Policy Influence
Implementation of the PNG Protected Area Policy and the RAMSAR Convention.
Replication of project activities
No plans as yet as they remain isolated and is the only large Lake at that altitude and in that province. Unless a South-South was arranged. Given the
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Grantee Contact

Ms. primas Kapi

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