Sustainable Financing of Papua New Guinea’s Protected Area Network

Project Summary

: To reduce the funding gap for Papua New Guinea's protected areas in order to improve their management effectiveness, and livelihoods of their communal landowners

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Papua New Guinea
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Conservation and Environmental Protection Agency (CEPA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
300,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
11,311,915 USD
Co-financing Total
50,361,249 USD
GEF Agency Fees
1,018,072 USD
Total Cost 61,973,164.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
28 Jun 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Sep 2016
Concept Approved
03 Oct 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Apr 2019
Project closed