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This week, the Ministry of Agriculture and SHEFA province are holding El Nino drought preparation workshops for over 100 community representatives from each village on the islands of Nguna, Pele ...
Post Date: 17-Feb-2016
Please find attach a Crown of Thorn Star Fish (COTs) Flyer prepared after some work conducted in Vanuatu by Fisheries Department in Collaboration with IRD Scientist in Noumea. After ...
Post Date: 01-Sep-2015
Climate Network Coordinators: 1 year contracts Oxfam seeks enthusiastic and inclusive Network Coordinators to facilitate a range of issue based networks across Oxfam’s programs (Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, ...
Post Date: 20-Jul-2015
                            Increasing Resilience to Climate Change ...
Post Date: 17-Mar-2014
Disease-resistant banana varieties for food security in the Pacific region   Friday 13th  December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva   ...
Post Date: 20-Dec-2013
A team in Vanuatu consisting of local landowners, Live & Learn staff, and staff from the Vanuatu Department of Forestry, have begun planting the country’s first REDD+ agroforestry pilot plot. ...
Post Date: 11-Dec-2013
La petite embarcation fend l'eau turquoise qui sépare Efate de Pele – deux des quelque 80 îles du Vanuatu, archipel mélanésien du sud-ouest du Pacifique. A son bord, Kaltuk ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
24 September 2013: At the opening of the Fifth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR), the Government ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
The important role of forests in mitigating climate change through carbon sequestration has made it even more critical to ensure that forestry resources are managed and developed in a sustainable ...
Post Date: 25-Sep-2013
28 August 2013: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) convened the annual review meeting of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project, which provided participants ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
The Adaptation Committee of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) visited the Sabeto District in Fiji on Wednesday. ‘The purpose of the field visit is to show ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
31 July 2013: The UN Secretary-General has issued a report on UN and national efforts to implement sustainable development in small island developing States (SIDS). The report concludes that, ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazard Department (VGMD) and National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) have secured funding for a large-scale ...
Post Date: 27-Aug-2013
To train young field assistance to have the basic knowledge on climate change on crop production and food security To provide scope of strategies & improved technologies that ...
Post Date: 14-Aug-2013
Through its aid programme, New Zealand is helping the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) based in Suva, Fiji, provide more resilient crops ...
Post Date: 25-Jul-2013
  NADI, Fiji --- Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu shared their experiences with integration of climate change (CC) and disaster risk management (DRM) practices at the High Level Dialogue session ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2013
Out of seven swamp taro (Cyrtosperma merkusii) varieties investigated using tissue culture screening methods, four were identified as salt tolerant by the Centre for the Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) ...
Post Date: 08-Jul-2013
Vanuatu is sitting at the cutting edge of climate change, and not only because it is feeling the impacts more than anywhere else on the globe! What makes Vanuatu special ...
Post Date: 27-Jun-2013
Three varieties of Colocasia taro namely Dungersuul, Dirrubong, Kirang were identified as salt tolerant in one of the research trials carried out in Ngimis, Ngatpang in Palau with funding support ...
Post Date: 20-Jun-2013
Vacancy Notice:   SPC/GIZ Provincial Implementation Manager Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Programme     The Solomon Islands Government, Choiseul Province and several development partners including the Secretariat of the Pacific ...
Post Date: 14-Jun-2013
1) Matthews, T. 2013. 'Institutional Perspectives on Operationalising Climate Adaptation through Planning,' in Planning Theory & Practice, 14(2), available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14649357.2013.781208#.UbFB05y2-yM. This paper looks at the operationalisation ...
Post Date: 10-Jun-2013
The Vanuatu Fisheries Department, SPC, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), AusAID (the Australian Agency for International Development) and Vanuatu's National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
CARE International in Vanuatu is seeking to employ a FIELD OFFICER. For further information and a copy of the relevant detailed job description and selection criteria please contact ...
Post Date: 16-May-2013
Plans to protect ecosystems and help people adapt to climate change ― also known as ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) ― must involve vulnerable groups, including women and communities greatly hit ...
Post Date: 02-May-2013
OL 341 From the Ground Up for Adaptation Designing Community-Centered Projects with Sustainable Solutions Enrollment extended until Jan. 18January 15, 2013 - March 11, 2013: 8 ...
Post Date: 18-Jan-2013