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What Is The NAB?

The NAB Secretariat's Malcolm Dalesa, Principal Scientific Officer: Climate Change Adaptation and DRR, gives an overview of how the NAB was formed, where it sits in the national framework of climate change and disaster risk reduction, how the NAB will work with government, civil society and NGOs, and the main work elements planned for 2014 onwards. 

The attached presentation gives examples of how NAB can provide assistance to those working on climate change and disaster risk reduction activities in Vanuatu.

A copy of the 'What is the NAB' presentation can be downloaded from this article.

The Department of Energy within the Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disaster is now seeking a consultant to undertake the services of a Technical Advisor to develop the Subsidy Implementation...More