Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

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Pacific Islanders enrolled in postgraduate certificate for radiology

A group of 22 radiologists from 7 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are undertaking a Postgraduate Certificate in Radiology Fundamentals, in another step to broaden the region’s medical expertise. The Pacific Community (SPC) with funding…

Pacific Education: A growing number of Pacific girls are studying in science

Regional Form 7 students achieve 89% pass rate despite year of disruptions 

In 2020, a total of 1,233 students in the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) programme overcame the challenges of COVID-19 to successfully complete the requirements of the regional qualification. According to the results released last month,…

Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.

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

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