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Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Submit INDCs 29 September 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Vanuatu, Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan and ...
Post Date: 02-Oct-2015
CHA Media Release Suva, Fiji | 14 September 2015 The United Nations is urging Pacific Islanders and their governments to prepare now for a looming El Niño ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2015
The UN REDD Desks publishes new country page on Vanuatu will all the latest information about REDD+ activities here!  The page provides detailed information on the institutions, legal and policy ...
Post Date: 22-Jan-2014
Welcome Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
A team in Vanuatu consisting of local landowners, Live & Learn staff, and staff from the Vanuatu Department of Forestry, have begun planting the country’s first REDD+ agroforestry pilot plot. ...
Post Date: 11-Dec-2013
Press release 16th November 2013 – for immediate release   Live & Learn Vanuatu, Department of Forestry and Santo Community start first REDD+ agroforestry plot in Vanuatu ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
  The uniqueness of Pacific diversity was promoted at a side event during the 5th Meeting of the Governing Body of theInternational Treaty on Plant ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
The world is facing unprecedented challenges from climate change and implications are particularly severe in the sphere of agriculture. The sector faces unpredictable and extreme weather patterns, which are having ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea — Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive boat into the Pacific Ocean of tomorrow. She kicked through blue water until she spotted a ceramic tile ...
Post Date: 07-Oct-2013
When the secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, takes the floor of the UN general assembly this week, he will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
For poor farmers in the tropics, there are few upsides to climate change. Cassava, however, is set to take off under higher temperatures – if pests and diseases don't drag ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
24 September 2013: At the opening of the Fifth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGR), the Government ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
The important role of forests in mitigating climate change through carbon sequestration has made it even more critical to ensure that forestry resources are managed and developed in a sustainable ...
Post Date: 25-Sep-2013
17 September 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released three documents to be considered by country representatives during the upcoming Climate Change Conference to be held in Warsaw, Poland, from ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2013
28 August 2013: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) convened the annual review meeting of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project, which provided participants ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
31 July 2013: The UN Secretary-General has issued a report on UN and national efforts to implement sustainable development in small island developing States (SIDS). The report concludes that, ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2013
  NADI, Fiji --- Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu shared their experiences with integration of climate change (CC) and disaster risk management (DRM) practices at the High Level Dialogue session ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-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
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