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Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought

Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought

   SPC and water authority staff measuring water levels in a monitoring bore.   Residents of Yap State, the westernmost state of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), are experiencing their fourth month of extreme drought, and face critical challenges in maintaining a safe water supply for their communities. The Pacific Community (SPC) is nowRead more about Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought[…]

Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands

Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands

Women in the newly established nursery learning to cook with local vegetables, whilst enjoying an exercise class, Ailuk Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands  As people around the world learn to live with the COVID-19 crisis, women in a small atoll island in the Marshall Islands, are reaping the benefits of a three-year long, EuropeanRead more about Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands[…]

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation holds initial meeting in Fiji

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation holds initial meeting in Fiji

Delegates from ten Pacific Island countries gathered in Suva, Fiji in March for the inception and planning meeting of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (GCCA+ SUPA) project. The € 15 million project is funded by the European Union (EU) and is implemented by the Pacific Community (SPC) in partnershipRead more about Global Climate Change Alliance Plus – Scaling up Pacific Adaptation holds initial meeting in Fiji[…]

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[…]