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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
This week, the Ministry of Agriculture and SHEFA province are holding El Nino drought preparation workshops for over 100 community representatives from each village on the islands of Nguna, Pele ...
Post Date: 17-Feb-2016
Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nationexperiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may ...
Post Date: 30-Oct-2015
Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change Communications Officer The PEBACC CO position exists to: Develop and disseminate communications products to promote ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) in the Pacific Island Region as ...
Post Date: 09-Sep-2015
USP launches free Online Climate Change mini Course   Climate Change is an issue that affects almost all aspects of living in the Pacific Islands and adapting and preparing for ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
Advisor (m//f) on Sustainable Energy JOB-ID: 23352 Field of activity Sustainable livelihoods have a high priority for Pacific Island communities and governments alike. They are central to current development policies ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
Occupy Vanuatu! Vegetable Market Climate Protest Against New Global Coal   18 August 2015   Today in Port Vila over 200 people, including youth and secondary school students, ...
Post Date: 19-Aug-2015
Climate Network Coordinators: 1 year contracts Oxfam seeks enthusiastic and inclusive Network Coordinators to facilitate a range of issue based networks across Oxfam’s programs (Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, ...
Post Date: 20-Jul-2015
  REPUBLIC OF VANUATU   VANUATU METEOROLOGY AND GEO-HAZARDS DEPARTMENT   ...
Post Date: 24-Mar-2015
                            Increasing Resilience to Climate Change ...
Post Date: 17-Mar-2014
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
Disease-resistant banana varieties for food security in the Pacific region   Friday 13th  December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva   ...
Post Date: 20-Dec-2013
SCI Foundation Matching Grants   The SCI Foundation is proud to extend our reach across the globe in order to help fund wildlife conservation and research projects. Through our ...
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
The French Red Cross and Vanuatu Red Cross Society is looking for an external consultant to conduct the final evaluation of a DRR Mitigation project in Torba Province called SCP ...
Post Date: 07-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
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
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
La petite embarcation fend l'eau turquoise qui sépare Efate de Pele – deux des quelque 80 îles du Vanuatu, archipel mélanésien du sud-ouest du Pacifique. A son bord, Kaltuk ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
Rising seas, disappearing glaciers, melting ice, storm surges: The threat of climate change still feels distant to many people. Not for residents of small, low-lying islands in the Pacific. Global ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-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
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
Broken seawalls, like this one in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, often have no connection with sea-level rise. Credit: Christopher Pala/IPS TARAWA, Kiribati, Sep 20 (IPS) - Scientists say ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2013