Centro de Ecoturismo, Conservación de la Naturaleza, Educación, Investigación y Formación de Mauberema (MENCERTC)

Datos clave

Equator Prize Winner: 2022
Year of establishment: 2017
Location: Mauberema Village, PO Box 192, Kundiawa, Simbu Province, Simbu Province, Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea
Ecosystem: Forests, Mountains

Enclavado en los bosques tropicales y praderas de la provincia de Simbu, en Papúa Nueva Guinea, el Centro de Ecoturismo, Conservación de la Naturaleza, Educación, Investigación y Formación de Mauberema (MENCERTC) es una organización indígena de conservación de ecosistemas y preservación cultural.

Founded in 2017 by a young Indigenous community member, MENCERTC brings together 8 communities across the province to sustainably manage 665ha of a biodiversity hotspot. MENCERTC has integrated Indigenous values, traditional knowledge, and cultural practices into their conservation methodology.The community-based organization has formed numerous partnerships with local universities and international conservation NGOs to train and empower local youth to be the future conservation leaders of the Mauberema ecosystem.

Furthermore, MENCERTC is helping community members establish numerous nature-based enterprises, ranging from Indigenous crops, coffee, non-timber forest products and their growing ecotourism lodge. In a country with a history of International development interventions that have impinged on Indigenous sovereignty, MENCERTC stands as a model for sustainable, Indigenous-led local action.

Información de contacto

Moses Kerry
Director
msskerry@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/MENCERTC

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Datos clave

Equator Prize Winner: 2022
Year of establishment: 2017
Location: Mauberema Village, PO Box 192, Kundiawa, Simbu Province, Simbu Province, Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea
Ecosystem: Forests, Mountains

Enclavado en los bosques tropicales y praderas de la provincia de Simbu, en Papúa Nueva Guinea, el Centro de Ecoturismo, Conservación de la Naturaleza, Educación, Investigación y Formación de Mauberema (MENCERTC) es una organización indígena de conservación de ecosistemas y preservación cultural.

Founded in 2017 by a young Indigenous community member, MENCERTC brings together 8 communities across the province to sustainably manage 665ha of a biodiversity hotspot. MENCERTC has integrated Indigenous values, traditional knowledge, and cultural practices into their conservation methodology.The community-based organization has formed numerous partnerships with local universities and international conservation NGOs to train and empower local youth to be the future conservation leaders of the Mauberema ecosystem.

Furthermore, MENCERTC is helping community members establish numerous nature-based enterprises, ranging from Indigenous crops, coffee, non-timber forest products and their growing ecotourism lodge. In a country with a history of International development interventions that have impinged on Indigenous sovereignty, MENCERTC stands as a model for sustainable, Indigenous-led local action.

Información de contacto

Moses Kerry
Director
https://www.facebook.com/MENCERTC