Community-based Conservation of the Leatherback Turtle Around the Huon Coastline.
Community-based Conservation of the Leatherback Turtle Around the Huon Coastline.
The project is located at the Kamiali WMA, Morobe Province. The community around the Huon coastline and Kamiali took the approach to conserve the leatherback turtles found around the Houn coastline. The community with the assistance form the Village Development Trust Inc. are currently monitoring the population of the turtles and conducting other scientific studies as well.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Village Development Trust Inc.
Country:
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 17,447.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PNG/02/23
Status:
Project Terminated Before Completion
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
The community has a good relationship with VDT and has approved the project to proceed on coastal customarily owned waters.
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
The indigenous people of that project area approved their coastal customary areas for the project to be initiated and developed.
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Grantee Contact

Mr. Mr. Amugl Au
Phone: 675 4721666
 

Address

Village Development Trust, P.O.Box
Lae City , Morobe Province , 411
 

Website

http://ww.global.net.pg/vdt

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