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Building monitoring & evaluation (M&E) capacity in climate change and disaster resilience in Kiribati

Building monitoring & evaluation (M&E) capacity in climate change and disaster resilience in Kiribati

Training for development practitioners in Kiribati has been completed this week focusing on  boosting monitoring and evaluation (M&E) capacity to support the country’s work in climate change and disaster risk management. Much of the critical work that is driving the region’s efforts in addressing climate change and helping Pacific countries such as Kiribati prepare betterRead more about Building monitoring & evaluation (M&E) capacity in climate change and disaster resilience in Kiribati[…]

First M & E for Climate Resilience Training completed in Vanuatu

First M & E for Climate Resilience Training completed in Vanuatu

  Vanuatu increased its capacity to manage national climate change and disaster risk resilience related activities, by providing a 5-day Monitoring and Evaluation for Climate Resilience training course in the capital, Port Vila. The course was developed in response to Vanuatu’s need for highly trained national M&E experts in the Climate Change field. The trainingRead more about First M & E for Climate Resilience Training completed in Vanuatu[…]

Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts

Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts

  Communities in the remote, drought prone, northern atolls of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) are trialling new food security measures to increase the availability of local food crops, expand the use of drought resistant crop varieties, improve soil management practices, and establish nurseries. These efforts are part of the European Union – NorthRead more about Republic of Marshall Islands strengthens food security measures ahead of future droughts[…]

Kiribati commences climate change and disaster risk finance assessment

Kiribati commences climate change and disaster risk finance assessment

Tarawa, Kiribati (May 14, 2018) – To support the Government of Kiribati in their effort to increase their accessibility to global climate change and disaster risk finance, a national consultation was undertaken between 27 April and 4 May, in Tarawa, with representatives from government ministries, donor partners, private sector, and non-governmental organisations. In partnership withRead more about Kiribati commences climate change and disaster risk finance assessment[…]

Securing food and water security ahead of drought in remote communities in the North Pacific

Securing food and water security ahead of drought in remote communities in the North Pacific

  Participants from three small North Pacific island countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands and Palau, joined development partners last week (23-27 April 2018) to share experiences from the 2015-2016 severe El Niño drought and explore ways to work with communities to secure food and water resources ahead of the next drought. The European Union (EU)Read more about Securing food and water security ahead of drought in remote communities in the North Pacific[…]

Federated States of Micronesia strengthens efforts to access and manage climate change and disaster risk finance

Federated States of Micronesia strengthens efforts to access and manage climate change and disaster risk finance

Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia – Discussions informing the Federated States of Micronesia’s National Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Assessment show that the country continues to demonstrate a commitment to strengthening country systems and processes for accessing and absorbing climate change and disaster related finance. At the request of the Government of FSM, a multi-agencyRead more about Federated States of Micronesia strengthens efforts to access and manage climate change and disaster risk finance[…]