News

An account of the Ambae situation reported on the 15 Nov by Disaster officer, Manson Taridenga addressed existing issues and needs currently facing the people of Ambae. As part of ...
Post Date: 15-Nov-2017
Vanuatu Building Contractors have been approved to build a provincial disaster operational centre in 3 provinces as an on-going support to be resilient to the frequent occurrences of cyclones and ...
Post Date: 01-Nov-2017
The Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project (VERP) launched in 2016 to address the high demand of lighting and phone charging in rural communities is now extended to urban areas. But that ...
Post Date: 31-Oct-2017
Vanuatu is expected to have 1 to 3 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2017/2018 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for ...
Post Date: 27-Oct-2017
The Goverment and the Societe de Service Petroliers (SSP) has agreed, in what is understood to be a first for the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and the SSP, to ...
Post Date: 26-Oct-2017
Songdo, 23 October 2017 – The Green Climate Fund has signed a funding agreement with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) improving Pacific islands’ ability to deal with climate-induced ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2017
The online ‘Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Mitigation Initiatives’ e-Course from the World Bank Group is back again in its facilitated version. The course is free of cost and will ...
Post Date: 19-Oct-2017
Funding Opportunity Description:  The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) provides matching grants for international coral reef conservation projects. CRCP solicits proposals that will support the NOAA ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2017
A signing ceremony took place on 13 October at the Energy4All premises in Port Vila between the Government of Vanuatu, represented by the Director General of the Ministry of Climate ...
Post Date: 13-Oct-2017
A professional Massive Open Online Course on off-grid electricity access is starting at the end of October! The course adopts a unique multidisciplinary perspective to develop innovative mindsets and cross ...
Post Date: 12-Oct-2017
Are you interested in learning how to incorporate the concept of resilience into your work? Do you want to promote an integrated approach to social and ecological sustainability? Do you ...
Post Date: 10-Oct-2017
SUVA, 1 OCTOBER 2017 – For an island region that copes each year with the impacts of cyclones, droughts, tidal surges and salt water inundation in food crops, the importance of ...
Post Date: 10-Oct-2017
For island communities in Vanuatu, access to information is important in decision making in their daily lives. A key link is the climate and weather information provided by the Meteorology ...
Post Date: 05-Oct-2017
For the lone weather observer in Sola, work is non-stop. Alvine Wotlolan’s normal routine consists of recording weather and climate data every three hours, at both day and night, and ...
Post Date: 01-Oct-2017
Tagabe Fresh Water Aquaculture Center has boosted tilapia production in the thousands through the support of the EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) project. The 2-year project, beginning in October ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2017
Call for Letters of Inquiry East Melanesian IslandsBiodiversityHotspot This call is open to biodiversity conservation projects implemented by civil society in Solomon Islands, Vanuatuand the islands region of Papua New ...
Post Date: 26-Sep-2017
Enrolment is now open for the Environmental Justice MOOC (a free online course) run by the University of East Anglia and Future Learn. Why join the course?This free online ...
Post Date: 26-Sep-2017
The Commonwealth’s Climate Finance Access Hub is assisting Vanuatu in its efforts towards climate change financing. The Hub has placed a National Climate Finance Adviser within the Ministry ...
Post Date: 25-Sep-2017
On 22nd September, the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation hosted festivities for World Ozone Day and World Clean-up Day at Independence Park and its​neighbouring areas in Port Vila. More than 150 ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2017
Scholarship will be taken at the Laucala Campus in Fiji. Eligibility: In order to take up scholarship applicants must: Apply by the due date and provide all required documents; Submit ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2017
A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change 13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2017
The chiefs and people of West Coast Santo have commenced the West Coast Santo “Sunset” Environment Network, a historical commitment by all of the remote villages along Santo’s rugged West ...
Post Date: 04-Sep-2017
Water projects completed by the IRCCNH (Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards) project through the Ministry of Climate Change were handed over to communities of Tanna and Tongoa ...
Post Date: 31-Aug-2017
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue officers attended a 3-day workshop held to improve the monitoring and tracking of ozone depleting substances (ODS). The workshop was hosted by the Department ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2017
The Government of Vanuatu through the Department of Energy (DoE) provided solar electricity systems to the people of Tanna on a recent trip from 27 July to 5 August. The ...
Post Date: 29-Aug-2017