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Tagabe Fresh Water Aquaculture Center has boosted tilapia production in the thousands through the support of the EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) project. The 2-year project, beginning in October ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2017
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
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
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
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
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
5 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu – On World Environment Day this year, the Government of Vanuatu and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) signed a milestone Host ...
Post Date: 08-Jun-2015
  REPUBLIC OF VANUATU   VANUATU METEOROLOGY AND GEO-HAZARDS DEPARTMENT   ...
Post Date: 24-Mar-2015
The Minister for Climate Change and Natural Disasters, the Honourable James Bule, hosted a national validation workshop for the Vanuatu Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy at the Holiday ...
Post Date: 19-Feb-2015
                            Increasing Resilience to Climate Change ...
Post Date: 17-Mar-2014
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
A 16-strong delegation from Vanuatu is at the United Nations Climate Conference in Warsaw this week, where countries are continuing negotiations towards a new global climate agreement.   In a ...
Post Date: 23-Nov-2013
You may be interested to know that Dr Scott Power from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, was recently interviewed by ABC News and Radio Australia concerning his team’s finding that ...
Post Date: 29-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
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
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
Greetings Climate Change Matters readers. I like doing this every month as if I am talking to you face to face through our newsletter.   ...
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
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