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COMMUNITY BASED MANGROVE PLANTING HANDBOOK FOR PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Papua New Guinea has large tracts of intact mangrove forest with a high species diversity extending over many thousands of shore kilometers and, in many regions, penetrating quite deeply inland.
Mangrove ecosystem is very useful and critical to PNG coastal communities. Its uses ranges from carbon sequestration, buffers coastlines against storm surges and sea level rise, breeding ground for fisheries, building, firewood, medicinal purposes to name a few.

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Identifier 3b12a309-38c5-4643-8168-69e7b055f115
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Savannah Heights, Waigani, Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Climate Change Development Authority
Contact Name Christina Sakato
Contact Email [email protected]