It’s after 2 o’clock in the afternoon and a group of women from Etil (a village 20 minutes from Port Vila) gather around 54-year-old matriarch, Wakalani Alphonse.
The fund will support the low-lying atoll nation adapt to increasing climate risks, particularly more frequent and extreme droughts which impact the country’s freshwater supply.
The partnership sets the stage for stronger cooperation in accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
Traditional Fijian voyaging bridges ancestral wisdom and renewable energy, inspires youth and proves carbon-neutral travel is possible

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9,937,200

Population

31.4

Poverty rate

$2678.2

GNI per capita

0.645

Human Dev. Index

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