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  • 29 April 2021
  • 16:00-16:05 GMT+2

Community Conservation Champions of the Huon Peninsula: A model for community-based conservation in Papua New Guinea

A video message from Modi Pontio, Associate Director of the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program, on how the Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program and the YUS Conservation Area – comprising of 78,000 hectares – have become a national model for conservation within the unique context of Papua New Guinea’s customary land tenure system.

Papua New Guinea’s Huon Peninsula in Morobe Province is an extremely rugged, mountainous area