Waghi Environmental Management & Development Awareness Programme
Waghi Environmental Management & Development Awareness Programme
Revised proposal. The fundamental focus of the project is afforestation/reforestation, protection of endangered specis of plants, animals, insects, bad farming methods, pollutions/bushfires disturbing of the eco-systems.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Waghi Environmental Management & Development Awareness Inc.
Country:
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 1,143.00
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PNG/02/28
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Gender Focus
Both the male and female population of all ages participated in the awareness activities that were carried out.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
In promoting public awareness of the Global Environment,WEMDAP has carried awareness along the communities of the Banz area as well as engaging an environmental theatre group to convey through drama the significance and importance of conserving and protecting their indigenous plants and animals that will contribute to the concern and participation towards the protection of the global environment. WEMDAP's efforts to protect the indigenous animals was covered by the media, when the Post Courier, one of the two leading newspapers in PNG, highlighted WEMDAP as the "NGO to rescue of Echidna". WEMDAP identified one echina species, Tachyglossus aculeatus (short beak) from the identified two species in PNG. WEMDAP is mobilizing resources to go to the area to identify the habitat of the echidna, hold meetings with landowners to promote the idea of conserving and protecting them, although this species is a common species, environmental specialists support its conservation for the future generations.
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Grantee Contact

Mr Peter Hanumbo
Phone: 675 546 2435
Email: wemdap@online.net.pg
 

Address

P O Box 34, Banz, Western Highlands Province (WHP)
MT. HAGEN , WHP , 675
 

Website

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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