March 9, 2020

The Kainake Project is delighted to move into its first office located at the Papua New Guinea National Research Institute (NRI). We thank our funder Bread for the World for supporting this exciting opportunity as we continue to grow our organisation.

A dedicated office...

February 6, 2020

The Kainake Project has been fortunate to have its Project Coordinator Ms. Junelyn Noro attend a Certificate IV Course in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation at the University of Sunshine Coast in Australia. Junelyn was provided a scholarship through the Australi...

December 19, 2019

On Friday the 20th of December, The Kainake Project had the privilege of witnessing Mr. Nelson Pakerai from Botulai village in South Bougainville, graduate with a Certificate in Biodiversity Conservation from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG). Nelson graduated...

December 9, 2019

A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between TKP and Bread for the World (BftW) to conduct a project titled “Sustainable Resource Management in Bougainville communities.” BftW, a German Development Agency, had two of its officers visit the Kainake and Kagalalo communit...

October 21, 2019

Kagalalo is showing as part of the United Nation's Human Rights Film Festival in Papua New Guinea in September and October 2019. It will be shown in Madang (Divine Word University), Lae (UNITECH), Goroka (UOG) and Port Moresby (POM Arts Theatre).


In February 20...

September 12, 2019

In April 2016, TKP and the Kwaio Cultural Centre in Malaita Province of Solomon Islands entered into a partnership with the Australian Museum. The purpose of this partnership was to pursue the conservation of endangered mammals, which are endemic to Bougainville. Speci...

March 28, 2019

The Kainake Project is pleased to announce that Ms. Junelyn Noro is joining the organization as its volunteer Project Coordinator in March 2019. TKP has been operating on pro bono by volunteers since its inception in 2014. Junelyn holds a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy...

February 7, 2019

Traditional leadership and the structure of governance is critical for sustaining community conservation in Bougainville. ​

​In February 2019, a roundtable discussion was conducted in the Kagalalo conservation area to bring community members, including chiefs, women, an...

February 1, 2019

A preliminary biodiversity survey was conducted in the Kagalalo Conservation Area in February 2019 to identify species of conservation value. Of particular interest are Bougainville giant tree rats (Solomys ponceleti) and the Bougainville monkey-faced bats (Pterolapex...

January 14, 2019

We are pleased to present the Rara-Rarei Foundation with one hundred and fifty copies of the book Kuna Siuwai Pokong (Medicinal Plants from Siwai) for delivery to schools in Siwai, South Bougainville. The book details over thirty traditional medicinal plants with their...

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Telephone: +675-340-3622

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National Research Institute 
Corner Goro-Kaeaga Road and Waigani Drive, Waigani, Port Moresby, National Capital District
Papua New Guinea

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Kainake Village, 
Siwai District, South Bougainville
Autonomous Region of Bougainville
Papua New Guinea

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