April Salome Forest Management Area also known as April Salumei Rainforest  is a forest management area in April — Salumei tropical forest covering about 521,500 hectares in Ambunti-Dreikikir District of East Sepik Province, of Papua New Guinea. Forest resides in the basins of two rivers: April and Salumei. Town Ambunti serves as a gateway to the April Salome Forest Management Area.
It is estimated that about 20,000 people are living in this area in 164 forest-dependent communities. Populated places include Nakek and Uwu.
April Salome Forest Management Area is located in the Sepik river basin. Sepik tributary, the April river is the major river in the area.
United Nations REDD Programme controversy
Presently April Salome Forest area is a pilot project for REDD initiative by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under United Nations REDD Programme. 
It is also mishandling and corruption showcase. 
- ^ a b c Colin Filer How April Salumei Became the REDD Queen. In Tropical Forests Of Oceania: Anthropological Perspectives, edited by FILER COLIN, BELL JOSHUA A., and WEST PAIGE, 179-210. Australia: ANU Press, 2015.
- ^ a b c April Salumei Rainforest Conservation project
- ^ Map GA 7489 Publisher: Geoscience Australia (Australian Government)
- ^ a b April River: Papua New Guinea National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
- ^ Salumei River: Papua New Guinea National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
- ^ April Salome Forest Management Area PlacesMap.net
- ^ April Salome
- ^ Nakek: Papua New Guinea National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
- ^ Uwu: Papua New Guinea National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
- ^ April-Salome all set for carbon trading. The National June 22, 2010
- ^ April Salome Forest Management Area for a Pilot Project for REDD
- ^ Sam Knight The incredible plan to make money grow on trees. 24 November 2015 The Guardian
- ^ Chris Lang Anatomy of a deal: The April Salome REDD project in Papua New Guinea.
- ^ Papua New Guinea: not ready for REED
- ^ Some Questions for Stephen Hooper About The “Carbon Benefit Units” Sold from His April Salumei REDD Project in Papua New Guinea EcoDaily October 5, 2017