Climate and Disaster Resilience Plan for Tuvalu’s national broadcaster

Broadcasters-Climate-Disaster-Resilience-PlanPreparing a broadcaster's climate and disaster resilient plan requires the input of not only broadcasters but also the expertise and collaboration of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO).  That is exactly what happened last week in Tuvalu, as members of Radio Tuvalu, Tuvalu Media Department and the NDMO, got together to become the third Pacific Island country to develop their National Broadcasters Climate and Disaster Resilient Plan (NBCDRP). 

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New SPC-ACIAR root crops project launched at plant health meeting

farm_sigatokaHigh value cash crops like cabbage, tomato, green pepper, and water melon are very popular with Pacific farmers as they can be grown throughout the year; however pests and diseases are identified as the main constraints to production, and pest management based on chemical pesticides is a common farmer practice.

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Palau begins ‘in its own backyard’ to define climate change priorities

27 November 2014, Suva

Palau-CCPalau’s work in marine conservation and protected areas is part of building the country’s resilience to climate change and addressing food security said the President of Palau, His Excellency Tommy Remengesau Jr, at a meeting on Palau’s Climate Change Policy Framework (PCCPF).

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Showcasing civil registration and vital statistics in the Pacific – live webcast

getting-the-pictureThe Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and Brisbane Accord Group partners are hosting a side event to showcase progress in the Pacific on civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) on Friday, 28 November, as part of the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Meeting on CRVS.

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