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Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
9 September 2013: The Group of 20 (G20) held its annual Leaders' Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, to work towards strengthening economic growth and creating jobs. The resulting ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
The Adaptation Committee of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) visited the Sabeto District in Fiji on Wednesday. ‘The purpose of the field visit is to show ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) today urged governments to swiftly enact ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2013
Warm Pacific greetings, This week is an important one - right now our leaders are meeting in the Marshall Islands for the Pacific Island Leaders Forum. The Marshall Island Government ...
Post Date: 05-Sep-2013
Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-hazard Department (VGMD) and National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) have secured funding for a large-scale ...
Post Date: 27-Aug-2013
To train young field assistance to have the basic knowledge on climate change on crop production and food security To provide scope of strategies & improved technologies that ...
Post Date: 14-Aug-2013
This is to kindly invite you and your focal groups/networks to register and participate via on-line discussion on our “Global Learning Platform”. The platform is part of our 3 ...
Post Date: 08-Aug-2013
Relax in our fabulous, affordable wooden beach cottages with sweeping sea views and crystal clear water full of vibrant tropical fish. Enjoy a cold drink in your hand and a ...
Post Date: 25-Jul-2013
Through its aid programme, New Zealand is helping the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) based in Suva, Fiji, provide more resilient crops ...
Post Date: 25-Jul-2013
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
Turkey is hosting one of the most important youth-led grass roots climate change conferences in the word which known as Global Power Shift. Global Power Shift is intended to be ...
Post Date: 28-Jun-2013
Everyone knows that honey bees are important producers of honey; and even more importantly that bees are key pollinators of the crops and trees that we depend on in Vanuatu. ...
Post Date: 27-Jun-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
Least Developed Countries Group press release For immediate release. Bonn, Germany, 14 June, 2013 The world’s least developed countries have today called upon the industrialised nations to provide detailed information ...
Post Date: 18-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
    You’re Invited!   Hello vanuatuclimatechange@gmail.com, Congratulations! International Global Change Institute (IGCI) would ...
Post Date: 14-Jun-2013
Participants from the different Government Ministries, electricity utility companies, private sectors, solar retailers and Non-government Organisations have benefited from a national capacity building workshop on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) ...
Post Date: 12-Jun-2013
Abstract:      Understanding the challenge that climate change poses and crafting appropriate adaptation and mitigation mechanisms requires input from the breadth of the natural and social sciences. Anthropology's in-depth ...
Post Date: 12-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
Consultancy Title: Risk Management Expert Project Name: Mainstreaming Disaster, Climate Change and Environmental Risk into Development Planning Solomon Islands Period of assignment: 6 months commencing in July 2013 ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
How can countries deliver climate finance effectively? Register now for the UNEP Fit for the Funds Webinar to hear from leading climate finance experts on the principles, criteria and ...
Post Date: 20-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