Kiribati’s commitment: A journey towards human rights progress
Stat of the week: 6% of people in Kiribati were living below 50% of median income in 2019
6% of people in Kiribati were living below 50 percent of median income in 2019. This indicator is a measure of relative income poverty at the national level. It measures how far individuals are from the median standard of living, approximating a measure…
Building skills for resilience in Kiribati: training water technicians to better support outer island communities
Due to the changing climate, water is a scarce resource for many communities in the Pacific Islands, including Kiribati. Investing in specialised skills and knowledge to help protect water resources and infrastructure is critical to have greater…
Empowering sustainable energy in Kiribati: PCREEE supports inaugural Energy Association and Electricity Code Consultation
Green news: Kiribati leads the way in sustainable energy: introducing the modernised energy act!
The Kiribati government has recently adopted the modernized Energy Act, a groundbreaking legal and regulatory framework to support the sustainable growth of the energy sector.
Sustainable Energy Business and Investment Opportunities from the new Kiribati Energy Act 2022
Kiribati recruits first female Oceanographer at a National Meteorological Service in the Pacific
Stat of the week: In Kiribati, more than the half of the population is covered by at least a 4G mobile network
In Kiribati, more than the half of the population is covered by at least a 4G mobile network. This is a great improvement on the estimated 10% coverage in 2013. Information and communications technology can alleviate the challenges of distance and…
Guardians of the Pacific: Itimatang, from Kiribati
"We can see from seasonal closures that schools of fish are migrating back to the shoreline". Itimatang Beita, a fisher from Kiribat. Across the region, governments and communities are working together to help ensure our fish restock our fishing grounds…
Stat of the week: In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati
In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati. Diabetes remains a major health challenge in the Pacific.