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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is the largest of the Pacific Island nations, with a varied and rugged terrain home the third largest tropical rainforest after the Amazon and Congo basin with over 80% of the total land area containing forests. Over the past three decades, these forests have faced increasing levels of deforestation and degradation driven primarily by the expansion of logging and commercial agriculture. PNG’s national REDD+ program is working to address such challenges and has already delivered 4-5 million tCO2-eq annually in 2014 and 2015 through sustainable development planning and moving away from policies incentivizing forest clearing.

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Population:

7.6

millions

Land area:

453

1,000 sq. km

Forest area:

over 80

% of total land area

Deforestation:

0.0

avg. annual %, 2000 - 2015

GDP:

16.9

$ billions

Terrestrial protected areas:

3.1

% of total land area

Documents

National REDD+ Strategy
National Reference Level
Information Systems for Safeguards
National Monitoring System
Results

Progress

Readiness Plan Idea Note (R-PIN)

Readiness Preparation Plan (R-PP)

Mid-term Progress Report and Request for Additional Funding

Readiness Package (R-Package)

About REDD.plus

To stop climate change global deforestation must be reversed

Under the UN Climate Convention, the REDD+ mechanism helps developing countries earn REDD+ results if they reduce deforestation and degradation, conserve rainforests or reforest degraded areas on a national scale.

The UNFCCC has set a high bar under the REDD+ mechanism and approves REDD+ results that are measured in tons of CO2e. 

REDD.plus is the first platform to provide a central registry and exchange for REDD+ results and credits – it enables lifecycle tracking and reporting of REDD+ results, including emissions reductions and removals approved under the Paris Agreement.

Contact us to learn more about how you can acquire REDD+ credits.

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