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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[…]

Federated States of Micronesia commence climate change and disaster risk finance assessment

Federated States of Micronesia commence climate change and disaster risk finance assessment

Pohnpei, FSM – With a view to advancing their national climate change and disaster risk management priorities, 40 representatives from government departments, state governments, donor partners, private sector, and non-governmental organisations gathered in Pohnpei on Wednesday 31st January to participate in the Introductory Workshop for the Federated States of Micronesia’s (FSM) Climate Change and Disaster Risk FinanceRead more about Federated States of Micronesia commence climate change and disaster risk finance assessment[…]

EU and SPC support FSM, Marshall Islands and Palau to build resilience to El Niño

EU and SPC support FSM, Marshall Islands and Palau to build resilience to El Niño

  Food and water security have been identified by three North Pacific countries as areas of focus for the European Union (EU) – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project that aims to build resilience to future El Niño related droughts in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI)Read more about EU and SPC support FSM, Marshall Islands and Palau to build resilience to El Niño[…]