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Nudging the Private Sector to address Waste Management

The goal is to support the Government of the Solomon Islands to implement the National Waste Management and Pollution Control Strategy 2017-2026, which goes in line with UNDP's Subregional Programme…  


Strengthening Disaster Risk Management Project

The project is in line with UNDP and UNOCHA priorities for engagement in the Solomon Islands and reflects the consultations with the NDMO and the Australian Government and builds on the best results…  


Solomon Islands Water Sector Adaptation Project

The impacts of climate change, particularly sea-level rise and pronounced droughts have severe consequences on water and sanitation in the Solomon Islands. Due to sea-level rise, low-lying islands,…  


Integrating Biodiversity Safeguards and Conservation into Development in Palau

The project aims to address the negative impacts of unsustainable sector-led development practices on the country's biodiversity-rich landscapes including its productive coastal and marine ecosystems.…  


Mainstreaming Global Environmental Priorities into National Policies and Programmes in Palau

The goal of this project is to develop innovative and sustainable capacities to create a more resilient environmental management information system that will support a better environmental…  


Palau Disaster Preparedness and Improved Infrastructure

The project aims to improve Palau's resilience capacity in preparing and mitigating man-made, geophysical, climate hazards and other related hazards. The project responds to the goal that 'by 2022,…  


Support for Fiji COP23 Presidency

The project’s aim is for Fiji and Pacific’s strengthened engagement in the UNFCCC process by support Fiji’s engagement in the development and implementation of the Talanoa Facilitative Dialogue, the…  


Vanuatu Third National Communication

The project is assisting Vanuatu in meeting reporting requirements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in accordance with its commitments as a non-Annex 1 Party as mandated…  


Vanuatu Low Emissions Capacity Building Phase II

The initiative aims to assist Vanuatu to strengthen and harmonize the policies, institutional frameworks and national Monitoring Reporting and Verification systems to mainstream national mitigation…  


Mainstreaming global environmental priorities into national policies and programmes

This support is crucial to assist Vanuatu Government in this critical area at national level, seeking to harmonize existing information systems, integrate internationally accepted measurement…  


Adaptation to Climate Change in Coastal Zones in Vanuatu

Vanuatu ranks as the world’s most vulnerable country due to its high exposure to natural disasters, scattered island geography, narrow economic base, inadequate communication and transportation…  


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,…  


Enabling Implementation of Nauru Energy Roadmap

The project will help establish an enabling environment to implement the Nauru Energy Sector Road Map. The project will consist of components that are institutional, legislative, regulatory, tehnical,…  


Nauru Ridge to Reef Project

The project has been designed to develop, establish and implement a government and community partnership approach to increase knowledge for better management of natural resources and ecosystem…  


Federated States of Micronesia Disaster Prevention and Mitigation

The project aims to improve the capacity of the Federated States of Micronesia in preparing and mitigating man-made, geo-physical, climate-related hazards and climate change impacts.  


Kiribati National Capacity Building

Through a learning-by-doing process, this project harmonizes existing environmental information systems, and integrate internationally accepted measurement standards and methodologies, as well as…  


Federated States of Micronesia Public Sector Buildings Energy Efficiency Project

The objective of the project is to improve the efficiency of energy use in the building sector to sustain economic development for the Federated States of Micronesia.  


Third National Communication and First Biennial Update Report

This enabling activity project aims to assist the Federated States of Micronesia in meeting a reporting requirement under the UNFCCC Convention in accordance with its commitments as a non-Annex 1…  


Enhancing Disaster and Climate Resilience in the Republic of the Marshall Islands through Disaster Preparedness and Infrastructure

The project aims to improve the capacity of the Republic of the Marshall Islands in terms of preparedness and mitigation to geo-physical and climate related hazards, and enhance the country's…  


Enhancing 'whole-of-islands' approach to strengthen community resilience to climate and disaster risks in Kiribati

The project will enable the Government of Kiribati to strengthen resilience to climate change and disaster risk at national, island and community levels, utilizing the national 'whole-of-island' and…  


Kiribati Food Security Project

Kiribati is a nation comprised of 33 atolls (21 inhabited) spread across the Pacific Ocean. The people of rural Kiribati are largely reliant on a limited land base and coastal zone fisheries for…  


Fiji Renewable Energy Power Project

This Fiji Renewable Energy Power Project focuses on the removal of barriers (policy, regulatory, market, finance, and technical) to the wide-scale use of renewable energy resources for grid-connected…  


Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in Fiji

This project will assist in addressing these gaps and barriers and motivate increased investment in protecting biodiverse areas and the genetic resources they contain.  


Fiji Capacity Building for Mainstreaming the Multilateral Environmental Agreement

This project strengthens the capacities of individuals and institutions involved in environmental management in Fiji to coordinate better, make better decisions addressing global environmental issues.  


Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management II

The project supports Pacific Small Island Developing States in meeting their obligations to implement and effectively enforce global, regional and sub-regional arrangements for the conservation and…  


Pacific Risk Resilience Programme

The PRRP works with Pacific island countries and their people to mainstream the risks they face from climate change and disasters into development planning and processes. Communities can become more…  


Regional Ridge to Reef in Pacific Island Countries

The project addresses the high-level recognition and calls for results-based approaches to the management of development assistance programmes and projects, and support coordination, capacity…  


Federated States of Micronesia Ridge to Reef Project

This project is engineering a paradigm shift in the approach and management of natural resources . A shift from an ad-hoc approach to a holistic ecosystem-based management 'ridge-to-reef' approach…  


Republic of the Marshall Islands Ridge to Reef Project

The project is working to sustain biodiversity and livelihoods by building community and ecosystem resilience to threats and degrading influences through integrated management of terrestrial and…  


Fiji Hydrochlorofluorocarbon Phase-out Management Plan

Implementation of the project will assist Government of Fiji in reducing their HCFC consumption from its baseline level of 8.44 ODP tons by 2013 to 5.49 ODP tons by 2020 in line the schedule specified…  


Fiji Ridge to Reef Project

The project aims to preserve biodiversity, ecosystem services, sequester carbon, improve climate resilience and sustain livelihoods through a ridge to reef management of priority water catchments on…  


Fiji Invasive Alien Species Project

Invasive alien species (IAS) are the greatest threat to biodiversity in the Pacific Islands. Numerous IAS have been introduced to Fiji, with significant impacts on natural landscapes and biodiversity.…  


Tuvalu Sustainable National Energy Targets Project

The project aims to facilitate the development and utilisation of feasible renewable energy resources and applications of energy efficienct technologies in Tuvalu.  


Barrier Removal for Achieving the National Energy Road Map Targets for Vanuatu

The project aims to enable the achievement of the energy access, sustainable energy, and green growth targets of Vanuatu, as represented in the country’s National Energy Road Map 2020 and 2030…  


Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology Capacity Development Project

The project provides technical support to the Solomon Islands' Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology in those areas in a systematic manner, mainstreaming gender,…  


Disaster Resilience for Pacific Small Island Developing States Project

The project aims to improve Pacific SIDS resilience to climate-related hazards. It responds directly to Outcome 5 of the UNDP Strategic Plan for 2014-2017 i.e "Countries are able to reduce the…  

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