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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
9 September 2013: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released a Strategy Paper on 'Sustainable and Inclusive Urbanization in Asia Pacific,' outlining potential activities and points of entry for ...
Post Date: 18-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
Call for Applications! Deadline: 11th November 2013 TheConservation Leadership Programme (CLP) aims to advance biodiversity conservation globally by building the leadership capabilities of early-career conservation professionals working in places ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
Vanuatu producers have achieved another milestone with the first ever export of certified organic copra meal to Australia taking place in August.   Coconut Oil Production Santo Ltd (COPSL) sourced ...
Post Date: 13-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
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) announces call for proposals in the East Melanesian Islands Hotspot* The CEPF East Melanesian Islands Regional Implementation Team is pleased to ...
Post Date: 20-Aug-2013
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)   Vacancy Announcement     Position Title: Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) for Vanuatu     Applications are invited for the position ...
Post Date: 20-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
The Commonwealth Veterinary Association (CVA) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Ministry of Primary Industries is hosting a conference in September 2013 with the ...
Post Date: 01-Aug-2013
Relax in our fabulous, affordable wooden beach cottages with sweeping sea views and crystal clear water full of vibrant tropical fish. Enjoy a cold drink in your hand and a ...
Post Date: 25-Jul-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
women men young people and people living with disability  living in Futuna will be using diverse agricultural practices  that are responding to current future climate conditions
Post Date: 10-Jul-2013
COTs SWAT Report # 13 :  for June 2013.        .....   Hi Olgeta,   With June's fine weather, we have taken the opportunity ...
Post Date: 09-Jul-2013
COTs SWAT Report # 13 :  for June 2013   Hi Olgeta,   With June's fine weather, we have taken the opportunity to catch up with ...
Post Date: 09-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
Nadi, 27 June – Two very special groups of Pacific island young professionals and university students are gathering at the Tanoa Hotel in Nadi, Fiji this week to progress ...
Post Date: 01-Jul-2013
Vanuatu’s organic beef is one of the best in the world. Photo: VAL The Vanuatu Livestock Vision which is to increase the national cattle herd to 500,000 head by 2025, ...
Post Date: 28-Jun-2013
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community through its Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (SPC, CePaCT) is working closely with five Pacific island countries (Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, ...
Post Date: 28-Jun-2013
Course begins on July 13th and lasts for 5 weeks. Registration is free. You won't need any special software as all assignments/labs are done via ArcGIS online. https://www.coursera.org/course/maps ...
Post Date: 27-Jun-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