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Fiji Government drives an integrated approach to rural and maritime development

The Fiji Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management have embarked on the development of a 10-Year Resilient Strategic Development Plan that will ensure that rural and maritime…  


Climate-resilient development: the future of financing in the Pacific

UNDP, through the Governance for Resilience (Gov4Res) Project, will work with Pacific island governments to ‘risk-inform’ development financing and planning mechanisms so that countries can better…  


Tourism Business Working With Remote Islands For Food Security

Through a new Food Bank project, remote island communities in Fiji’s Yasawa Islands in the Western Division will be better prepared to have food supplies in times of disaster, even if their crops are…  


Private Sector Engagement Uses Text Messaging to Build Resilience

A series of mobile phone text message campaigns in Vanuatu and Tonga have helped raise awareness about the climate change and disaster related-risks people face daily, plus hints to avoid some of…  


Knowledge Hubs for Agriculture

Communities and agriculture ministries in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu are set to benefit from agriculture Knowledge Hubs that promote climate and disaster risk-resilient farming for…  


Community Protection Committee Approach In Tonga

Ministry of Internal Affairs in Tonga is establishing Community Protection Committees in 6 communities in Ha’apai. Following Tropical Cyclone Ian in January 2014, the MIA conducted a rapid protection…  


Enhanced Food Security in Vanuatu’s Disaster Prone Communities

Vanuatu is an agriculture based economy, with 80% of the population depending entirely on subsistence agriculture for both their daily sustenance and well-being, and collectively the sector accounting…  


Private Sector Engagement Helps Keep Communities Safe

Through a number of private sector engagements, Pacific governments and the private sector are working together to help save lives, boost the livelihoods of people, and benefit national economies in a…  


Long term solutions for water security in Lulunga District, Tonga

This briefng note outlines steps which have been undertaken by communities, government and NGOs to deliver long term solutions for water security in Lulunga Village, Ha’apai.  


Implementation of Resilient Farming Systems and Practices

Subsistence agriculture is the main livelihood for most of the rural households in Solomon Islands, which make up 85% percent of the population.  

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