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PNG Forest cover, log exports and concessions statistics

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.

The Papua New Guinea Forest Authority (PNGFA) was established in 1993 under the 1991 Forestry Act replacing the former Department of Forest, and unifying all Provincial Forest Divisions and the Forest Industries Council. The PNGFA has 19 provincial offices which include five regional offices. The PNGFA mission statement is to: Promote the management and wise utilization of the forest resources of Papua New Guinea as a renewable asset for the well- being of present and future generations.

PNGFA Group has been created to facilitate sharing of useful data / information that could feed into SOE, MEA and SDG Reports.

Providing quality leadership through formulation, coordination and alignment of plans,
policies and strategies to National, Sector and Sub National Priorities

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Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) is a new government entity that is now undergoing transition from the former Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD). CCDA coordinates the Climate Change efforts of the Government of Papua New Guinea, a continuation of basically where the former OCCD left off. It is the coordinating entity for all climate change related policies and actions in the country. Additionally, it is the designated National Authority under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The office is currently undergoing a transitional phase which requires a major re-structure, in a coordinated and structured manner,complying with its own Climate Change Management Act (CCMA) 2015. The CCMA 2015 clearly defines this in Sections 8-11 of the Act on the organisation’s establishment, purpose, functions and powers.

CCDA is basically tasked with ensuring that Papua New Guinea follows a path of climate-compatible growth; that the country’s economy develops while simultaneously mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and reducing vulnerability to climate change related risks.

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A summary of various datasets on logging concessions, exports, forest cover are presented here.

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Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Forestry Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Forestry Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Forestry Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Forestry Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority, PNG Forestry Authority, PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring, PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG
Modified 19 July 2021 19 July 2021 19 July 2021 19 July 2021 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021 19 July 2021 19 July 2021 19 July 2021 19 July 2021
Identifier 47888cc8-759f-4e9b-976a-34f4a9574b7b 47888cc8-759f-4e9b-976a-34f4a9574b7b 47888cc8-759f-4e9b-976a-34f4a9574b7b 47888cc8-759f-4e9b-976a-34f4a9574b7b 47888cc8-759f-4e9b-976a-34f4a9574b7b
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