Our Stories

  • Rainwater Harvesting Project Ends Years of Water Shortage
    Feb 23, 2017

    Community members of Korobebe in Fiji’s Western Division can now access clean and safe drinking water within the comfort of their own homes following the launch of their Rainwater Harvesting Project.

  • climate financing and risk governance assessment
    Feb 20, 2017

    The report focuses on developing insight and understanding Tonga’s mix of policies and plans developed to help guide its climate change work program and the institutions in place and their level of planning, coordination and collaboration; determining the strength of their public financial management systems and whether climate change expenditure was achieving policy objectives; identifying capacity constraints of Tonga’s human resources; linking climate change with the broader development effectiveness efforts; assessing existing communication as well as monitoring and reporting mechanisms; and providing a comprehensive picture of how much and what type of climate change financial support is available to Tonga.

  • Protection of human rights should be at the center of climate actions
    Jan 6, 2017

    The linkages between climate change, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development needs to be strongly emphasized in order to facilitate an integrated and holistic approach to climate action.

  • Providing the remote population of Naitasiri access to social, economic and legal services
    Dec 13, 2016

    Remote villages in the Naitasiri province, for the longest time, found it difficult to access social, economic and legal services. The people of Matailou and Wanimala District would travel for hours on foot or horseback to the nearby bus stand to get to the city where these services are accessed.

  • Shepherd Island continues to rebuild after a devastating cyclone through the Vanuatu Livelihoods for Resilience Initiative
    Dec 8, 2016

    Almost two years ago, Vanuatu was devastated by one of the strongest cyclones in the Pacific leaving thousands of people homeless. Through the Vanuatu Livelihoods for Resilience Initiative under the Tropical Cyclone (TC) Pam Recovery Project, the people of Shepherd Island in the Shefa Province of Vanuatu continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of TC Pam.

  • Awareness and service delivery provided in Fiji’s remote communities
    Dec 6, 2016

    Men and women from across 18 villages in the four districts of Kadavu Province, for the first time learned about the legal aid services available to them from the Fiji Legal Aid Commission Officers who recently visited their communities.

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