Empowering Women in Organic Value Chains

As COVID-19 shapes and re-shapes the “new normal” in the Pacific, organic food and products will be a key to community adaptation and resiliency in the region’s economies and livelihoods, with the opportunity to advance a more inclusive gender and people…

Water for Life: Safe and sustainable drinking water for Kiritimati Island

The current global pandemic has been a stark reminder of the important role that safe and reliable drinking water plays in our lives. It is essential for human life and a critical prerequisite of healthy communities and economies, however countries…

SPC signs agreement with Aquaculture Without Frontiers to support private sector aquaculture enterprises

With the objective of strengthening private sector aquaculture enterprises, a Special Service Agreement has been signed this month between the Pacific Community (SPC) and Aquaculture Without Frontiers (AwF). Under this agreement, AwF will provide…

Access to regular power improving health, education and community engagement in remote islands of Kiribati

Pacific actions on Climate Change and Education highlighted in landmark publication

The Pacific region is one of the featured regions in the landmark publication  “Climate Change and the Role of Education”. Published by Springer, a global imprint that serves and supports the research community, the book offers insights into the…

Global Seaweed Initiative

​This project aims to create a global ambitious network of partners tackling emerging issues in seaweed cultivation (e.g. pests, invasives, pathogens), using a combination of two-way knowledge transfer and community-oriented research activities. SPC is a…

Wave movements under surveillance

This experimental device is located on the outer slope of the reef, south of Toombo Reef, near the Boulari Pass, south of the Lighthouse. The device consists of a yellow houlographic buoy 40 cm in diameter, as well as 2 orange floats.

Professional Diploma in Legal Practice helps pave way for human rights advocates

Professional Diploma in Legal Practice helps pave way for human rights advocates The Human Rights modules delivered to Postgraduate law students under the Professional Diploma in Legal Practice (PDLP) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) has been…

PW Podcast S02-05: From Decca to London

New water and electricity supply schemes have been officially opened on Kiritimati Island, providing greener energy sources and improving access to clean drinking water for the local hospital and more than 400 households in the communities of Tennessee…

Navigating our vast Blue Pacific safely

Because of its remoteness and the number of small islands scattered over a vast ocean, the Pacific region relies on Maritime Transport as the lifeblood of its communities. However, the rich marine resources and picturesque landscape of the Pacific…
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