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Sustainable management of wildlife and food security

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    The Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme in Papua New Guinea promotes sustainable wildlife and fisheries management in savannah forest landscapes. The SWM activities in the Bismarck Forest Corridor are being developed with local indigenous communities. They are coordinated by the Wildlife Conservation Society with the national Conservation and Environment Protection Authority. The SWM Programme is developing innovative solutions based on field projects in thirteen countries. It is a seven-year (2018-2024) African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) initiative, which is being funded by the European Union with co-funding from the French Facility for Global Environment. It is the first international initiative to tackle the wild meat challenge by addressing both wildlife conservation and food security.The SWM Programme mobilizes an international group of partner organizations with strong expertise and experience in wildlife conservation, food security and policy development. It is implemented through a consortium partnership, which includes the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD).
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    FAO, through its Development Law Service, can provide technical legal assistance to Member Countries in the implementation of the PSMA. This is done through projects supporting capactiy development, training and legislative drafting.
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