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Wakalani helps her community of women become financially innovative

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.  


Keeping the Tradition Alive

As part of the national celebrations to mark Environment Week and World Biodiversity Day, the women of Funafuti in Tuvalu, gather to show the youth why their recipes and traditional food are still…  


Fiji National Poverty Forum

Alleviating poverty, hardship, and deprivation- and ensuring that the benefits of progress reach everybody in Fiji- could not be more important. And the challenges involved in realising that vision…  


Oversight of the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

The aim of the Guidance Note is to assist Committees in making the Sustainable Development Goals central to the work of the Parliament and in engaging effectively with the SDGs in all areas of…  


Realities from the ground: Designing financial services around the Wantok culture in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Since opening her first savings account in July 2017, Misa John has been actively saving about 400 kina a month. The 26-year-old mother of two earns a living by selling vegetables, fruits and ice…  


Fiji Ridge-to-Reef Project Partnership Agreement

Today, new partner organizations – the Fiji Locally-Managed Marine Areas Network, the World Wide Fund for Nature Pacific, the Pacific Islands Rainforest Foundation and the USP’s Institute of Applied…  


Southern Taveuni farmers join forces for greenhouse initiative in their communities

Taveuni, Fiji’s third largest island, is known for its thriving agricultural sector due to rich volcanic soils and almost daily rainfall. It is here that 32-year-old Maria Lowana Maivalenisau and…  


Harnessing the power of data to tell a regional story

Important stories live in our data and data visualisation is a powerful means to discover and understand these stories, and then to present them to others . Catrina Rowe, SDG Engagement Expert with…  


Harnessing the power of data to tell a regional story

Important stories live in our data and data visualisation is a powerful means to discover and understand these stories, and then to present them to others . Catrina Rowe, SDG Engagement Expert with…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Empowering Rural Women in Fiji – Upscaling the Rocket Stove Project Launch

This event marks the official start of the upscaling of the Rocket Stove project, which aims to empower rural women in Fiji. This goal of this initiative is to improve the livelihoods of women and…  

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