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 PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring,  PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock,  PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock ,  National Agriculture and Quarantine Inspection Authority (NAQIA)

PNG has a diverse and rich resource base for plants, animal and aquaculture genetic resources used for food and agriculture. These resources suppor the livelihood of the majority of rural population in the country. The safeguarding, maintainence and sustainable uses of this genetic diversity is essential for the current as well as livelihood security

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 PNG Forestry Authority,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG,  PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock

REDD+

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority,  PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring,  PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock,  Climate Change and Development Authority in PNG,  PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock ,  PNG Department of Lands and Physical Planning ,  Food and Agriculture Organisation,  National Statistical Office of PNG,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Agriculture s the foundation of and heart of the rural PNG economy with over 85% of its 7.5 million people depending on the sector for their livelihoods. This sector is faced with so many challenges including climate change, lack of access to markets and so on. The access to suitable and timely information and knowledge is also seen to be one of the key drawbacks of agriculture advancement in PNG.

 PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock

The Papua New Guinea National Interpretation 2014 is based on the generic document of the Principles and Criteria for Sustainable Palm Oil 2013 (P&C 2013), which will be used as a standard for palm oil mills and plantations attaining certification under RSPO. The new Criteria, with associated Indicators, that have been added into the P&C 2013 are:
 Criteria 1.3 – Ethical Conduct
 Criteria 6.12 – Forced and Trafficked Labour
 Criteria 6.13 – Respecting Human Rights; and
 Criteria 7.8 – Minimizing GHG Emissions from New Plantings

 PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock,  PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock

Sustainable palm oil production is comprised of legal, economically viable, environmentally appropriate and socially beneficial management and operations. This is delivered through the application of the following set of Principles and Criteria, and the accompanying Indicators and Guidance.

 PNG Department of National Planning & Monitoring,  PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock,  PNG Oil Palm Industry Corporation, Department of Agriculture and Livestock

Oil palm prices may hold up in the medium term, with strong demand from India and China. Yet, like other non-oil commodities, oil palm prices are likely to remain volatile, and to experience a long term relative price decline. (Chapter 3)