Pacific Islands Forests and Trees Support Programme (PIF/TSP)

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History

1 Jan 1997, by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Australian Aid, as a 3-year programme to replace South Pacific Forestry Development Programme (SPFDP), executed by Pacific Community (SPC) and implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Completion date Dec 1999, when will became an integral part of SPC Forests and Trees Programme.

Aims

Strengthen national capacities to manage forest and tree resources so as to enhance sustainable employment opportunities and income generation without diminishing environmental value of these natural resources for future generations, in particular through application of traditional knowledge and appropriate technology to generate sustainable production utilizing limited resources of atoll islands; improve awareness and strengthen capabilities to establish appropriate national and community-level policies for watershed management.

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Activities

Organizes/co-sponsors regional training workshops, including codes of logging practice; provides technical support, including drum/wood ovens/stoves construction programme and watershed management support; facilitates UNDP small grants scheme. Projects include 'Pacific Islands Community Forests and Trees Award Scheme'.

Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 22 countries
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Subjects *

  • Hydrology
    • Water
  • Geology
    • Islands
    • Land and Coastal Forms
  • Resources
    • Resources
  • Plant Life
    • Trees
  • Industry
    • Production
  • Recreation
    • Folk Traditions
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • FAO Bodies
    • Forestry
  • Technology
    • Technology
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development
  • Innovative change
    • Appropriateness
  • Solidarity
    • Solidarity

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E3513

Last News Received

2003
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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