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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
For island communities in Vanuatu, access to information is important in decision making in their daily lives. A key link is the climate and weather information provided by the Meteorology ...
Post Date: 05-Oct-2017
For the lone weather observer in Sola, work is non-stop. Alvine Wotlolan’s normal routine consists of recording weather and climate data every three hours, at both day and night, and ...
Post Date: 01-Oct-2017
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department advised earlier this year of the increasing chance of an El Niño occurring towards the middle of the year 2017. Since the advice was ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
The Ministry of Climate Change launched 9 tsunami sirens on its Port Vila compound on the 3rd of August. The government of Japan through the World Bank funded the 3-year ...
Post Date: 04-Aug-2017
Two officers from the Climate Division took part in a two-week trip to Tanna to collect and verify traditional indicators on weather and climate for VMGD’s Traditional Knowledge (TK) Project. ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
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 Vanuatu Meteo and Geo-Hazards Division together with the Project Management Unit (PMU) have launched the new weather focasting system that was acquired last year. This new weather system was ...
Post Date: 20-May-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
16 September 2016 Pacific Leaders’ endorsement of the The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP), the world’s first integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters, ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2016
This is an update on the climate outlook from October to December 2016.
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Post Date: 16-Sep-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
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
​Please find attached the Island Climate Update "Water Watch" which aims to provide an overview of the potential for water stress in the southwest Pacific.  This product ...
Post Date: 26-Feb-2015
Dear colleagues,    As you might remember, in July 2013 the SPC-GIZ Climate Program, along with many of its valued partners*, launched the ‘Pacific ...
Post Date: 20-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
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
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
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