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Experience is the best teacher

In December 2020, the UNDP Accelerator Lab Pacific partnered with the Pacific Blue Foundation (PBF), and together with the Beqa-Yanuca Secondary School, the Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA)…  


Rainwater tanks result in enhanced health and economic outcomes for CSSI

The Correctional Service of the Solomon Islands (CSSI), as a key component of the Solomon Islands criminal justice system and with responsibility for persons referred to its facilities by the courts,…  


Food security is everyone’s business

In Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) such as Fiji, food security in terms of accessibility and affordability to food is a key challenge. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Fiji in…  


The positive spin-off of a global pandemic in a Small Island Developing State

About a year ago, Fiji and its neighboring Pacific island countries watched in horror as the coronavirus pandemic began to hit bigger developed countries with crippling effects to their economies.…  


Launch of the 2021 Coastal Watch Program

The prevention and control of Invasive Alien Species is a collective responsibility involving all parties and individuals - from members of communities, national government ministries, statutory…  


Traditional knowledge as a powerful lever for climate resilience

In December 2019, the UN Development Programme Pacific Office in Fiji through the Accelerator Lab Pacific embarked on an experiment to understand the interplay between traditional knowledge, cultural…  


Launch of POETCom’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan

The POETCom’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan represents the key contributor to sustaining our cultures and communities, improving farmer livelihoods, people’s health and the environment in the Pacific,…  


Launch of posters for the Fiji Invasive Alien Species project

First and foremost, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the donor agency, the Global Environment Facility, for its commitment towards the protecting Fiji’s biodiversity. Fiji is blessed…  


Traditional salt-making in Vusama Village

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