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PNG has a total of about 46.9 million hectare of which 77.8% is forested with 13 natural forest types and forest plantations with various species planted. The second major land use in PNG is cropland, which covers 11.0% of the total land area. Grassland covers 5.3% and wetland comprised 4.8% of the total land mass. Other Land including bare soil and rock covers 0.2% of the total land area. Settlements including villages and cities cover 0.9% of the land area.

Source: Papua New Guinea’s National REDD+ Forest Reference Level 2017

 SPREP Environmental Monitoring and Governance (EMG)

Dataset includes various regional-scale spatial data layers in geojson format.

 Climate Change Directorate

maps of RMI's protected areas

 Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission

images of geographical changes and loss of land

 Climate Change Directorate

Data herein has been reflected in the RMI State of Environment Report 2016 relating to the land cover of RMI.

 Marshall Islands Environmental Protection Authority (RMIEPA)

This report gives the overall picture of the activities that the RMI Government had already initiated under the United Nations Convention Combating Desertification (UNCCD) and its future activities as well

 Climate Change Directorate

RMI Protected Areas data from the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), downloaded August 2019. This dataset includes both tables and spatial data.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management.

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 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment,  Climate Change,  Disaster Management and Meteorology

This data contains information related to environmental programs and activities undertaken by the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Ltd relevant for the SOE/NEMS.

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment,  Climate Change,  Disaster Management and Meteorology

A 2016 review of land use and land use change provided summaries of major land uses as a percentage of the total Solomon Islands land area; as reflected in the data attached.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management.

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 Department of Environment,  Tonga

Shapefile of landcover types with attribute table for whole of Tonga. Source: Ministry of Lands Survey and Natural Resources.

 Department of Environment,  Tuvalu

As a Party to the UNCCD, Tuvalu is obliged to follow Section 9 and 10 of the Convention in preparing a National Action Plan. This NAP therefore is considered as the focus of actions, consolidation of projects and activities identified for an integrated solution to combating land degradation in Tuvalu.

 Pacific Data Hub

This record holds a Topography map of Nauru.
A copy of the map can be downloaded by selecting the appropriate link under 'Online resources' with permission from the Secretariat.

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

The development history of PNG

 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

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.

 Cook Islands National Environment Service

History, Oral traditions, Rarotongan records

 PNG Department of Lands and Physical Planning

KASTOM, PROPERTY AND IDEOLOGY

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 PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority

PNG HCV Toolkit