More than 200,000 hectares in East and West New Britain of Papua New Guinea will receive stronger environmental sustainability in the next few years.
Conservation Environment and Protection Authority have implemented the project costing PGK 1.5 million.
The MoA was signed by CEPA's Managing Director Mr. Gunther Joku as well as the provincial administrators from both provinces.
Global Environment Facility and the United Nations Development Programme are funding the two year plan.
UN Resident Co-ordinator Roy Trivedy spoke with Sela Jane Aholelei about why this is a critical milestone for the provinces and environment groups involved.