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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 ...
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
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department advised earlier this year of the increasing chance of an El Niño occurring towards the middle of the year 2017. Since the advice was ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
Vanuatu’s delegation for the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) were engaged in an induction workshop on the 10th August to prepare them ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
For the first time, Fiji is hosting the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) co-organized by CIVICUS and PIANGO. ICSW is a key global gathering for civil society and other stakeholders ...
Post Date: 10-Aug-2017
The Asian Institute of Technology is calling applications for the Training Programme on Managing Project Preparation for Climate Change Adaptation. Organiser: Asian Institute of Technology in co-operation with United Nations Development ...
Post Date: 09-Aug-2017
NDMO held a workshop at the Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation with the purpose of reviewing Tropical Cyclone Donna operations and producing a report with recommendations for responding to future ...
Post Date: 08-Aug-2017
Port Vila - On 3 August, the Ministry of Education and Training, in partnership with the Ministry of Climate Change and through the Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) produced its ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2017
The Ministry of Climate Change launched 9 tsunami sirens on its Port Vila compound on the 3rd of August. The government of Japan through the World Bank funded the 3-year ...
Post Date: 04-Aug-2017
Two officers from the Climate Division took part in a two-week trip to Tanna to collect and verify traditional indicators on weather and climate for VMGD’s Traditional Knowledge (TK) Project. ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A Media and Stakeholder Workshop was held on the 3rd‐7th of July at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) at the Ministry of Climate Change. The 4-day workshop aims ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) though the Ministry of Climate Change continues to strengthen Vanuatu's capacity in Emergency Operations against catastrophic events in our Provinces. Beginning June this year, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
Epi is the latest island to be provided climate proof buildings for the use of government departments and communities. The construction of the building is part of a UNDP-supported, GEF-LDCF ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017