Improved banana diversity supports food security in atoll countries

26 November 2014, Suva

banana-diversityOver 20 varieties of banana diversity were provided by the SPC Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) to Tuvalu and Kiritimati Island in Kiribati in 2009 and 2010.

Surveyors meet to improve geospatial information in the Pacific

24 November 2014, Suva

surveyorsSurveyors and hydrographers representing 13 Pacific Island countries are meeting this week at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Suva, Fiji, to plan a regional strategy for advancing geospatial information development and encouraging regional collaboration.

Powerful sense of unity and hope emerges from climate dialogue

17 November 2014, Noumea 

Colin Tuikuitonga and Fran├žois HollandeDespite a dire yet powerful picture painted by Pacific leaders about the emerging climate crisis in the region, a High-level Dialogue on Climate Change between Pacific leaders and the French President has ended with optimism and joint commitment for action.

Tuvalu seals commitment to advance gender mainstreaming across government

MoU-Tuvalu"We need to get serious about institutional strengthening. The signing of this memorandum of understanding marks the commitment of the Government of Tuvalu to advancing gender equality and meeting our gender and human rights commitments. We recognise that mainstreaming gender across government processes and policy work is a strategy that will enable us to achieve this reality.  In many ways, this is also about safeguarding our future," said the Honourable Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu.


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