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CEPF is designed to safeguard Earth’s biologically richest yet threatened terrestrial regions, known as biodiversity hotspots. CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European ...
Post Date: 19-Oct-2019
IUCN and CEPF are happy to invite civil society organizations to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) for large and small grant biodiversity conservation projects in the East Melanesian ...
Post Date: 17-Feb-2019
The Innovation Grant Facility (IGF) provides funding to agro-based small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in seven Pacific Island States; Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu to ...
Post Date: 16-Apr-2018
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
Please refer to this website for more information. The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to people from Vanuatu who are motivated to make a difference at home. Applications ...
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 01 February 2018, the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) launched the call for its secondCompetition of Project Ideas. Governments, municipalities, actors from civil society, science and educational institutions as well ...
Post Date: 05-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
2 November 2017 - In a significant achievement for the South Pacific nation of Fiji, the Fiji Development Bank (FDB) was among five new partner organizations which received accreditation as Direct ...
Post Date: 16-Jan-2018
Songdo, 23 October 2017 – The Green Climate Fund has signed a funding agreement with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) improving Pacific islands’ ability to deal with climate-induced ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2017
Call for Letters of Inquiry East Melanesian IslandsBiodiversityHotspot This call is open to biodiversity conservation projects implemented by civil society in Solomon Islands, Vanuatuand the islands region of Papua New ...
Post Date: 26-Sep-2017
A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change 13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-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
(Nadi, Fiji) Climate Change and Finance government representatives from eight Pacific Island countries meet this week to discuss climate change finance. These discussions have the overarching goal to assist the ...
Post Date: 13-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
The Economics of Climate Change Adaptation programme was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Adapt Asia-Pacific Project, the Asian Development Bank, the ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017
Worldlife Day 2017Today, 3rd March is World Wildlife Day. The UN theme for this year is “Listen to the young people”. The VESS team is heading out to Eratap to ...
Post Date: 03-Mar-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
EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Suatainable Energy (ACSE) programme on Freshwater Aquaculture was launched on the 17th of October 2016. The objective of the project is to: 1) Trial ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2016
In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a ...
Post Date: 20-Oct-2016
A new publication from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural (ACIAR) provides a clear view of the current status of mixed species agroforestry in Fiji and Vanuatu and offers valuable ...
Post Date: 17-Oct-2016
PRESS RELEASE    Date: 22 September, 2016   SPREP launches new guidelines for environmental impact assessment   New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2016
As citizens of Vanuatu, everyone is held responsible for the health of our planet and must think carefully how our every day choices and actions contribute to the well-being or deterioration ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016