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Out of seven swamp taro (Cyrtosperma merkusii) varieties investigated using tissue culture screening methods, four were identified as salt tolerant by the Centre for the Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) ...
Post Date: 08-Jul-2013
Vanuatu is sitting at the cutting edge of climate change, and not only because it is feeling the impacts more than anywhere else on the globe! What makes Vanuatu special ...
Post Date: 27-Jun-2013
Three varieties of Colocasia taro namely Dungersuul, Dirrubong, Kirang were identified as salt tolerant in one of the research trials carried out in Ngimis, Ngatpang in Palau with funding support ...
Post Date: 20-Jun-2013
Vacancy Notice:   SPC/GIZ Provincial Implementation Manager Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Programme     The Solomon Islands Government, Choiseul Province and several development partners including the Secretariat of the Pacific ...
Post Date: 14-Jun-2013
1) Matthews, T. 2013. 'Institutional Perspectives on Operationalising Climate Adaptation through Planning,' in Planning Theory & Practice, 14(2), available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14649357.2013.781208#.UbFB05y2-yM. This paper looks at the operationalisation ...
Post Date: 10-Jun-2013
The Vanuatu Fisheries Department, SPC, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), AusAID (the Australian Agency for International Development) and Vanuatu's National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
"The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many." ~ John Naisbitt     Welcome to the first ...
Post Date: 23-May-2013
CARE International in Vanuatu is seeking to employ a FIELD OFFICER. For further information and a copy of the relevant detailed job description and selection criteria please contact ...
Post Date: 16-May-2013
Plans to protect ecosystems and help people adapt to climate change ― also known as ecosystem-based adaptation (EBA) ― must involve vulnerable groups, including women and communities greatly hit ...
Post Date: 02-May-2013
Monday 8 April 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Samoa – Maintaining long-term food security has emerged as a major issue in the Pacific region, and climate change, with ...
Post Date: 08-Apr-2013
OL 341 From the Ground Up for Adaptation Designing Community-Centered Projects with Sustainable Solutions Enrollment extended until Jan. 18January 15, 2013 - March 11, 2013: 8 ...
Post Date: 18-Jan-2013
Reminder! Reef Resilience Webinar:  Ridge to Reef Management: Watershed Management for Coral Reef Health 'RIDGE-TO-REEF' is a holistic conservation and management approach ...
Post Date: 10-Jan-2013
Rising emissions may double sweet potato size Zoraida Portillo   26 December 2012 | EN | ES ...
Post Date: 08-Jan-2013
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Post Date: 08-Jan-2013
Welcome to the final CertLink Update for 2012!   ...
Post Date: 21-Dec-2012
December 2012: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a new interface for FAOSTAT, providing a new easy platform for food and agriculture statistics. FAOSTAT ...
Post Date: 14-Dec-2012