News

GCF has introduced a new application process for smaller-scale projects or programmes: Do you have a project that is ready for scaling up, and has the potential for transformation to ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
30 May - 6 June 2018, SingaporeSponsorship available for up to 20 Action4SD Members Action4SD is delighted to be a partner for the upcoming UNLEASH SDG Innovation Lab which will convene 1,000 cross-sectoral leaders, under ...
Post Date: 09-Feb-2018
On 30 January, over thirty participants from the Government, Civil Society, Private Sector, and Development Partners were trained in the usage of the website of the National Advisory Board on ...
Post Date: 30-Jan-2018
A Media and Stakeholder Workshop was held on the 3rd‐7th of July at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) at the Ministry of Climate Change. The 4-day workshop aims ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A USD55 million project aimed to improve management of environmental data and information kicked off this month. The project ‘CB2/Cross Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD)’ is supported by the UNDP, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The NDC Partnership recently launched the first comprehensive online platform focused specifically on resources that help countries implement their national climate commitments (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs). The NDC Toolbox Navigator (beta) is a searchable ...
Post Date: 16-May-2017
On our way to a remote forest village on Tanna, an island in the Tafea province of Vanuatu, we stop at Lenakel to buy water.  In the local creole, Bislama, ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017
16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco -  The integrated approach to building resilient communities is well documented in the Pacific region. However, more efforts still need to be made ...
Post Date: 17-Nov-2016
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
VANUATU HOLDS FIRST UNFCCC   MOCK CLIMATE NEGOTIATION IN THE PACIFIC   Vanuatu’s first ever Youth Climate Summit took place in Port Vila on 13 August 2015, attended by ...
Post Date: 16-Aug-2015
19 June 2015: Bioversity International and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) have developed a toolkit to help researchers and extension agents undertake participatory vulnerability analyses in rural communities ...
Post Date: 07-Jul-2015
NEWS RELEASE 23 February 2015   Weathering food and nutrition security in the Pacific   The Regional Expert Roundtable on Climate Services for Agriculture and Food and Nutrition Security opened ...
Post Date: 26-Feb-2015
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
Welcome Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
Remote Communities in Vanuatu’s Shepherd Group undertake Food Solar Drying for Climate Change Adaptation   From the 21 November to 3 ...
Post Date: 06-Dec-2013
16 October 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) registry, which is now a fully functional, public, web-based platform.   The registry is set ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013
23 October 2013: The 2013 Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) brought together hundreds of world leaders from government, the private sector and civil society in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 21-22 ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
16 October 2013: Organizations and communities globally celebrated World Food Day on 16 October 2013, under the theme 'Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.' World Food Day ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-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
When the secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, takes the floor of the UN general assembly this week, he will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and ...
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
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
A five-day regional training for Pacific island countries and territories was held in Nadi, Fiji from 16–20 September where 27 participants from 12 Pacific states (Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua ...
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