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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
The GEF Project Development Specialist will lead two GEF project development processes to a successful conclusion: one in Solomon Islands and one in Vanuatu. The consultant’s main task will be ...
Post Date: 05-Dec-2013
please find news for your use, from the Pacific at the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change which opened today in Warsaw ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
16 October 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) registry, which is now a fully functional, public, web-based platform.   The registry is set ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013
Journalists provide information vital to the maintenance of governance systems, human health and the health of our environment. With more people in the Pacific, particularly the young, heading online in ...
Post Date: 28-Oct-2013
18 October 2013: The Adaptation Fund has released an infographic describing the $190 million of allocated funds across projects in 28 countries. The graphic highlights the following climate impacts: ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched its inaugural Green Bond, which aims to provide funding for low-carbon and climate-resilient projects, focusing on, inter alia, programmes ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
11 October 2013: During its fifth meeting, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) developed a roadmap aimed at raising financial resources for the Fund to support developing ...
Post Date: 18-Oct-2013
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A groundbreaking climate change bill, rejected by former President Mwai Kibaki after what its supporters claim was pressure from private sector interests, is scheduled to ...
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
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
Website small news or blog story Welcome to the Cloud Nasara: New Vanuatu climate and disaster preparedness animation premieres in Port Vila   Cloud Nasara, a new cartoon that integrates ...
Post Date: 06-Aug-2013
To successfully deliver clear, accurate, and relevant climate preparedness messages to the ‘last mile,’ Pacific Island governments and development agencies need to employ communications tools and strategies designed for ...
Post Date: 15-Jul-2013
The United Nations – The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme is a fully funded research Fellowship for developing State ocean professionals. The main objective of the Fellowship is to ...
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
Facts and Figures · Our ocean covers over 70% of the globe. To date only a little over 1% of the ocean is protected. · ...
Post Date: 10-Jun-2013
Picture a tropical paradise and you might conjure something like Heron Island, Australia. Two hours by catamaran from the town of Gladstone, Queensland, the sandy island’s 40 acres are shared ...
Post Date: 20-May-2013
The FIELD paper below may be of interest to readers from SIDS. “International institutions and new sustainable development goals beyond 2015: climate change, poor and vulnerable countries” (at http://www.field.org.uk/news/beyond-2015-climate-poor-and-vulnerable-countries) ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2012
The September issue of the Vanuatu Update: Climate, Weather, Geo-hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction is now available from the attached file or from the 'Resource Database' section on the ...
Post Date: 03-Oct-2012
From NACCC to NAB in Vanuatu As with other Pacific countries, Vanuatu has begun to investigate the integration of climate change and disaster risk management into one structure.9 ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2012