KFW Development Bank

New wave forecast system to help predict extreme wave conditions in Small Island nation of Tuvalu

Large cyclones and hurricanes across the globe generate waves that ricochet across our oceans, leaving low-lying Pacific countries at risk of big waves flooding their coastlines with very little warning. This is what happened to the low-lying atoll…

Healthy athletes and audiences a priority for Vanuatu Ministry of Health at 10th Pacific Mini Games

The 10th Pacific Mini Games was held in Vanuatu from 4-15 December, bringing together thousands of athletes and visitors from across the region. While the public focus was on the incredible performances on the field, behind the scenes a team of trained…

Upskilling Vanuatu health workers with epidemiology training

Twenty two Ni-Vanuatu health workers are undertaking another week-long training module on epidemiology in Port-Vila this week (19-24 June). This is the third of five training modules of the Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology (PGCFE) programme…

Signing of partnership agreement and announcement of KfW grant - speech by Pacific Community Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga

Distinguished guests Ladies and gentlemen. Halo olketa. Good evening. It’s a great pleasure to be here in Port Vila. Thank you to the Honorable Prime Minister, your Council of Ministers and officials for your government’s warm welcome. MoU Vanuatu is a…

Boost for cyclone Pam recovery in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu

Long-term recovery efforts from the devastation left by tropical cyclone Pam will receive a welcome boost in four Pacific Island nations following a EUR 6 million funding agreement between the Pacific Community (SPC) and development bank KfW, on behalf…
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