Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute to celebrates its 20th anniversary

The Papua New Guinea Forest Research Institute (PNGFRI) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary on Thursday, April 30, 2009.

The PNGFRI is a collaborating organisation associated with the formulation and implementation of policies, strategies and programs which have aided Papua New Guinea in its national development initiatives.

The event will showcase some of the highlights of achievements attained over the last 20 years by the institute on forest research carried out in PNG as well as in the Pacific Region.

Some of the main highlights of the day will be seminar presentations, field trips and demonstration, launching of the PNGFRI’s first teacher’s manual which is a guideline book for teachers in primary and secondary schools to use in educating children on the importance of conservation, and exhibitions and displays of various palms of New Guinea and collections of rare orchids and plants.


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