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Nigel Baro

Nigel Baro
  • Honours student at the Biology Department,
    University of Papua New Guinea
    (supervisors: Vojtech Novotny and Osia Gideon)
  • Resident at the New Guinea Binatang Research Center
  • Employed at the PNG Forest Research Institute

PNG Forest Research Institut
PNG Forest Authority
P.O Box 314, Lae, 411, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
+675 472 4188 / +675 472 4357
Mobile Phone:
+675 714 15759 (Digicel), +675 7668 7388 (B-Mobile)

E-mail: click here

Personal Information:

  • Date of Birth: 27th of November 1985
  • Nationality: Papua New Guinean
  • Home Province: Central Province

Areas of Interest:

  • Non-Timber Forest Products
  • Ethnobotanical Studies
  • Community & Rural Development Projects


  • 2005 – 2008: BSc (Forestry) The Papua New Guinea University of Technology
  • 2012 – Present: Honours Student with the New Guinea Binatang Research Center


  • April 24th – June 18th, 2012:
    Technology Training Course on Bamboo Cultivation, Processing and Utilization for Developing Countries
    Organised by the China National Bamboo Research Center (CBRC) at Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.
  • August 1st – 22nd, 2011:
    Tropical Ecology
    Organized by the New Guinea Binatang Research Center & the University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science, Czech Republic in Madang Province, PNG.
  • June 14th – 23rd, 2011:
    Wood Drying
    Organized by the University of Melbourne, at the Timber Training Centre, Creswick & the Furnishing Industry Design and Innovation Centre, Holmesglen, Melbourne, Australia.
  • July 19th – 23rd, 2010:
    Timber Treatment, Furniture Production, Wood Drying
    Organized by the University of Melbourne, Australia & the Timber and Forestry Training College in Lae, PNG.


  • English, Melanesian Pidgin & Motu