Limestone Nature Park & Eco Tourism Project, Managed by Woti Conservation Group Inc.
Limestone Nature Park & Eco Tourism Project, Managed by Woti Conservation Group Inc.
Whoty Conservation Project was initially awarded with US$1518.99 planning grant to complete a full project proposal and Niugini Wildlife Society,one of the credible NGOs in the highlands was approved by the NSC to provide technical and management support. The project is located in one of the densely populated provinces, Simbu Province and pressure from the population is mostly focused on the scarse pockets of forests that exist. This project site consists of limestone caves, beautiful birdwatching views and bush walking tracks. The objective is to conserve the area for eco tourism activities.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
WEMDAP Inc
Country:
Papua new guinea
Area Of Work:
Multifocal Area
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 15,277.78
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
PNG/03/37
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
The community built a traditional guest house with free labour. The guest house is located further away from the main highway and provides the ideal and perfect view of the conserved natural forest, abandunt with wild orchids, birds and other natural attractions.
Emphasis on Sustainable Livelihoods
The guest house is seen as the entry point for eco-tourism.
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Grantee Contact

Mr Wapo Nil Mr Wapo Guna
Phone: (+675) 735 1143
Email: Nil
 

Address

WEMDAP Inc.. P.O. Box 34 Banz,
Mt Hagen , Highlands Province , 461
 

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