Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
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Climate Change and Development AuthorityType:OrganisationCountry of registration:Papua New GuineaRelation 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.
Antea BelgiumType:OrganisationCountry of registration:BelgiumRelation to CTCN:Network MemberSector(s) of expertise:
Antea®Group Belgium is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm. Antea Group specializes in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. Antea Group Belgium has developed a wide scope of expertise which allows for a multidisciplinary and interactive project implementation. Services include (policy) advice, research and technical assistance as required for project implementation and project management ranging from small local projects to the coordination of international consortia.
Climate change, food security, and socioeconomic livelihood in Pacific IslandsType:PublicationPublication date:
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.
2015 Nutrition country profile: Papua New GuineaType:PublicationPublication date:
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.
Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Checklist for Climate Change Mitigation / REDD+ programType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:
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 GuineaType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:
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.
INDC of Papua New GuineaType:National PlanType of National plan: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.
Economic stability to Papua New Guinea by contribution in reducing carbon emissions through support of DCType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:
Exploring how Papua New Guinea, although suffering the impacts of climate change, can reduce emissions and promote economic growth.
Climate change adaptation for coral triangle communities: a guide for vulnerability assessment and local early action planning (LEAP guide)Type:PublicationPublication date:Objective:Approach:
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.