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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

    Type: 
    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.

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Papua New Guinea

    Type: 
    Publication
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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.

  • Antea Belgium

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Belgium
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    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.

  • INDC of Papua New Guinea

    Type: 
    National Plan
    Type 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.

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

    Type: 
    Publication
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    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 Guinea

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    Publication
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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.

  • Strategic Program for Climate Resilience for Papua New Guinea

    Type: 
    Publication
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    Objective:

    Papua New Guinea"s Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) overall outcome will be the enhancement of its resilience to climate change through improved access to resources, knowledge, and tools and climate resilient infrastructure at the national, sectoral, district, and community levels. These are prerequisites for effective social development, food security and overall poverty reduction. The SPCR will support achievement of these pillars for climate resilient development.