K9M from USAID for women in forestry

USAID and the Department of National Planning have signed an agreement involving $2.5 million (about K8.8 million) for strengthening women’s equality and empowerment in forestry in Papua New Guinea.
K9M from USAID for women in forestry K9M from USAID for women in forestry K9M from USAID for women in forestry K9M from USAID for women in forestry K9M from USAID for women in forestry

Betty Chung

Staff Reporter

US Agency for International Development said the funding underscored the commitment of the US to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific through the strengthening of US-Pacific partnerships across many fields.
 
Department secretary Koney Samuel countersigned the implementation letter on behalf of the government.
 
The activity would enable women entrepreneurs to access supply chains and ecosystem service markets, develop women's leadership in the forestry industry, and build women's climate resilience.
 
US official Betty Chung said the $2.5 million agreement represented the partnership between the US and PNG.

 

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