Powerful sense of unity and hope emerges from climate dialogue

17 November 2014, Noumea 

Colin Tuikuitonga and François 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.

Using GIS technology to better manage Pacific environments

21 November 2014, Suva
GISThe annual Pacific Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing (GIS/RS) User Conference will be held from Tuesday 25 - 27 November, 2014 in Suva. 

Pacific taro breeding programme makes international inroads

21 November 2014, Suva

macabo-taro-seedlings-from-IndiaThe global breeding programme for taro (Colocasia esculenta) and cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) is gathering pace. The International Network for Edible Aroids (INEA) is part of the five-year project Adapting clonally propagated crops to climatic and commercial changes funded by the European Union (EU).

Pacific delegates set the pace for Beijing+20 Review

20 November 2014, Noumea

Women-writingPacific women are taking part in the current review of Beijing+20 ‒ a platform for action to support equality and human rights for all that was adopted nearly 20 years ago. The Beijing Platform has succeeded in stimulating action by governments and societies around the world, but the job is by no means complete.


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