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The 2015 Annual Report presents project progress over the period 1 January – 31 December 2015. Section 2 of this report contains a summary of the main achievements, challenges, project administration and human resources and Section 3 provides more detail on the progress and performance of the project and presents the interim financial report as of 31 December 2015. Section 4 of the report contains the work plan for 1 January 2016 – 19 November 2016 as approved by the Project Steering...
Radio Australia News, 6 February 2015. The European Union has just announced a 23 million Euro grant for Kiribati, money that will be used to develop the nation's largest atoll, Kiritimati Island. By improving facilities on the island, the EU Ambassador to the Pacific Andrew Jacobs says the aim is to reduce the threat posed by climate change to the main population centre of Tarawa
Fiji Times News, 21 January 2015. Kiribati has told a United Nations review of its human rights that the basic right of its people to survive climate change is a high priority. Kiribati says climate change has the potential to affect the very basic human right for its people as a distinct culture to survive, the right and access to clean drinking water, to food and the right to have islands they call home. It has also promoted the idea of a regional rights organisation under the Pacific Islands...
RNZI News, 14 March 2015. The Kiribati government says work is continuing around the clock to repair a vital causeway, but bad weather and high tides are hampering efforts. The repair that's going on is not being helped by the high tides, the ones that we're facing now and with the storms that's going on, it's not helping as well
This paper aims to shed light on the role of economics in deciding what constitutes an appropriate climate change adaptation project. The economic methodology used is cost benefit analysis (CBA) and the basics of CBA are reviewed alongside a short discussion on where CBA fits in a policymaker’s toolbox. Two case studies are presented to demonstrate how CBA has been used to inform decision making processes associated with the SPC/USAID food security project.
Record holds a missin report on the second South Tarawa Drought Committee meeting for 2015 was held at the Utererei Hotel in South Tarawa, Kiribati between the 27th and the 28th of October. The meeting objectives were to present and discuss key findings from Bonriki groundwater abstraction flow meter testing field investigations and the numerical groundwater modelling undertaken by the EU funded Climate and Abstraction Impacts in Atoll environments project, CAIA.
ISACC project brief
Abstract: Workshop report Kiribati National Lessons Learnt Meeting - GCCA:PSIS, 11th November, 2015
Abstract: The LFA training workshop was organised by SPC with support from in-country staff. PREA liaised with Mr Choi Yeeting and Mr Michael Foon, from Kiribati Office of the President (OB), to identify the specific training needs and projects to work on during the training in Kiribati. All relevant training resources were provided to participants in hardcopy with an electronic copy provided on a USB stick.
PACNEWS, 12 February 2014. Fiji will ensure that the people of Kiribati have a home if their country is submerged by the rising sea level as a result of climate change. If the sea level continues to rise at its current rate, Kiribati, a nation of low lying atolls, faces the likelihood of complete submersion by the end of the century if not sooner, threatening the country's very existence