Election adds uncertainty to fate of PNG’s ban on voluntary market REDD+

Published 11:25 on May 5, 2022  /  Last updated at 04:14 on May 16, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, International, Nature-based, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The longer-term fate of Papua New Guinea’s moratorium on new REDD+ projects for the voluntary market hangs in the balance amid a complex domestic political situation, with next month’s election adding to uncertainty over whether the government will lift the ban by 2023, as some have speculated.

Corrected to include the other active REDD+ project in PNG.

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