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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

  • Climate Change and Development Authority

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Papua New Guinea
    Relation to CTCN:
    TA proponent

    Papua New Guinea’s Climate Change and Development Authority shapes and implements the Government’s Climate Change (Management) Act.

    Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) is the coordinating entity for all climate change related policy and actions in Papua New Guinea and the designated National Authority under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The CCDA was established in September 2015 and replaces the former Office of Climate Change and Development.

  • Climate change, food security, and socioeconomic livelihood in Pacific Islands

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    Publication
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    Climate change projections internationally accepted as being reliable indicate that most countries in the Pacific region will suffer large-scale negative impacts from climate change. These impacts are likely to include elevated air and sea-surface temperatures, increasingly unpredictable rainfall patterns, rising sea levels, and intensification of extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones and El Niño-related droughts.

  • INDC of Papua New Guinea

    Type: 
    National Plan
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    Country:
    Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea's current economic development is seeing a growth in fuel use therefore a big effort will be to reduce fossil fuel emissions in the electricity generation sector by transitioning as far as possible to using renewable energy. The target in this respect will be 100% renewable energy by 2030, contingent on funding being made available. In addition PNG will improve energy efficiency sector wide and reduce emissions where possible in the transport and forestry sectors. The main forestry effort will be coordinated though the existing REDD+ initiative.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Papua New Guinea

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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • Climate change adaptation guided by the law

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    In August 2013, the law firm DLA Piper ran ‘Changing Winds: Climate Change & the Law’ workshops in Suva, Fiji and Apia, Samoa. The workshops brought together lawyers, academics,  students, NGO workers, government officers, town planners and other professionals from East and West Samoa, Fiji, Tuvalu, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. This report contains abstracts and articles from the presenters’ as well as findings from the event as a whole.

  • Asia-Pacific Regional Climate Change Adaptation Assessment

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    Publication
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    This report discusses the climate change adaptation needs of the Asia-Pacific region; it was undertaken in order to inform USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA). The report’s analysis is based on stakeholder consultations and literature reviews. It focuses on 19 countries: Cambodia, China, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu and Vietnam. The report begins by outlining vulnerability and adaptation priorities in the region.

  • Climate change adaptation for coral triangle communities: a guide for vulnerability assessment and local early action planning (LEAP guide)

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    This comprehensive set of scientific and social instruments helps local governments and communities to assess their vulnerability to climate change and form their own climate change adaptation plans to address local conditions. So far it has been adopted in pilot sites in the Coral Triangle, such as the Nino Konis Santana National Park in Timor-Leste, Verde Island Passage in the Philippines, Kei Islands in Indonesia, the proposed Tun Mustapha Park in Malaysia, Kimbe Bay in Papua New Guinea, and Western Province in the Solomon Islands.

  • Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Checklist for Climate Change Mitigation / REDD+ program

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    Women and men, owning to their gendered responsibilities, possess unique knowledge sets about forest resources. This knowledge can be applied to achieving successful sustainable forest management. Accrediting this unique knowledge provides both legitimate recognition of their engagement in decision-making processes and equitable share of benefits.

  • REDD+ politics in the media: a case study from Papua New Guinea

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    This study examines how policy debates on REDD+ have been framed by the media in Papua New Guinea. The content analysis covers print media articles mentioning ‘REDD(+)’ or ‘carbon trade’/‘carbon trading’ published between December 2005 and December 2010 from the country’s three highest selling and/or most influential newspapers.