SECURING FOOD AND WATER RESOURCES FOR THE PACIFIC’S MOST REMOTE COMMUNITIES SHOWCASED IN DOCUMENTARY SERIES LAUNCHED TODAY
A series of stories featuring ways to address drought and climate change in remote North Pacific Islands is being launched today. The ‘Addressing Climate Change and Disaster Risk in the North Pacific’ series comprises....
ASSISTING YAP STATE MANAGE WATER SUPPLY THROUGH THE CURRENT DROUGHT
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...
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.
WOMEN INFLUENCING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES WHILE BUILDING CLIMATE RESILIENCE IN 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, European Union (EU) funded project that...
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.
NEW WATER SYSTEMS FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE PACIFIC ISLANDERS
Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project...
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) and Republic of Palau.