Papua New Guinea launches its independent Biodiversity and Climate Fund

Papua New Guinea has launched its first national, independent Biodiversity and Climate Fund to support present and future generations restore, protect and enhance the country’s biodiversity while driving climate action. Papua New Guinea is a global biodiversity hotspot. Containing approx. 7% of the world’s biodiversity, it is one of 17 megadiverse countries as defined by…

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Biodiversity and Climate Fund launches its first Call for Proposals

The Papua New Guinea Biodiversity and Climate Fund has launched its first Call for Proposals, focusing on Protected Areas and Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (OECMs).  Expressions of Interest are due 7 October 2022. You can learn more about this Call for Proposals on the Grants and Opportunities page of the website.

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Papua New Guinea conservation stakeholders convene for the second National Protected Areas Forum

The 2nd National Protected Areas Forum was held from 30 May to 03 June in Port Moresby. The forum, hosted by the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA), with support from UNDP, brought together over 100 stakeholders from national and provincial governments, representatives of communities which manage protected areas, development partners, NGOs and civil society…

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CEPA and UNDP partners virtually attend and present at 2nd Asia Park Congress, held from 24-29 May 2022

The Conservation and Environmental Protection Agency of Papua New Guinea (CEPA) inpartnership with UNDP, attended the 2nd Asia Parks Congress held virtually from the islandof Borneo, in Sabah State, Malaysia. CEPA’s invitation to the event proved an opportunityfor CEPA to both share its experiences in Protected Areas Management and to learn fromother countries on their…

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Photo Credit: Matt West. Tenkile Conservation Alliance
Join the Biodiversity and Climate Fund in recognizing World Tree Kangaroo Day on May 21

The PNG Biodiversity and Climate Fund (BCF) is partnering with the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program, Tenkile Conservation Alliance, Port Moresby Nature Park, Wildlife Conservation Society (PNG) and conservation organizations from around the world in recognizing and celebrating tree kangaroos, an iconic but threatened PNG species. May 21, 2022 will mark the first annual World Tree…

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Announcing the Papua New Guinea Biodiversity and Climate Fund

The Papua New Guinea Biodiversity and Climate Fund (BCF), a newly established independent Conservation Trust Fund in Papua New Guinea, announces that it will begin operating in the country in the second half of 2022.  The BCF is a national funding institution established to address the growing challenge of biodiversity loss and climate change in…

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