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Tuvalu a group of 9 atoll islands in the Pacific Ocean, has a large ocean territory adjoining Fiji, Kiribati, Wallis & Futuna and is home to 12,000 people.  

Tuvalu wields new data in the fight against climate change

If you’ve been following the news related to COVID-19, you will have heard the mantra “testing, testing, testing”. The understanding is, if we don’t know how the virus is spreading, how can we…  

“Climate Tragedy: If We Drown Tuvalu, We Drown the Entire World”

Tuvalu, a dot on the globe, but home to 11,500 people and 1000 km away from the next ATM , face an existential threat. Climate induced hazards such as rising sea levels, cyclones, tsunamis, droughts,…  

A Blended Methods Approach: Solutions Safari on Fongafale

The people of Tuvalu generally have a strong connection to their land. The local catch phrase in Tuvalu is that “Tuvalu is sinking, and it is slowly disappearing”. Seen from above; Fongafale - the…  

Solar Home Standalone System for Funaota

Nearly all households in Tuvalu including in the outer islands have access to electricity. However, this is not the case on Funaota islet that is part of Nukufetau atoll. The lack of electricity…  

Tuvalu Ridge to Reef Project

The project will work across 9 islands in Tuvalu on assessing natural resources status, rehabilitating damaged island and coastal ecosystems including forests, and improving or developing Locally…  

Effective and responsive island-level governance to secure and diversify climate resilient marine-based coastal livelihoods and enhance climate hazard response capacity

Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to the impacts of climate change, perhaps even the most vulnerable. Tuvalu’s atolls are extremely exposed to projected sea-level rise,…  

Improving access to environment information in Tuvalu

The Tuvalu Government has formalized the establishment of an e-library providing an online database of research and government documents.  

Creating Connections: South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific

The twelve stories in this publication showcase the depth and breadth of South-South and Triangular Cooperation across Asia and the Pacific. They illustrate how two or more developing countries, from…  

Advanced Topographic and Bathymetric Survey to Support Tuvalu’s Adaptation Efforts

Detailed and accurate information on the relationship between land height and sea level will be made available for the first time since sea level rise became an issue of concern to Tuvalu.  

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