Fisheries Story: Dynamics of a South Tarawa Atoll fisher group, Kiribati

Photo credit: SPC/Jeff Kinch While South Tarawa (Kiribati) is facing multiple threats at the same time, it is important for local fishers to understand the main fish species targeted, including the how, when and why as this can help fishers to ensure…

Stat of the week: 82.3% of the population in Kiribati have access to an improved water service they can use to prepare food

Some progress has been made over the past decades to improve access to water: 82.3% of the population in Kiribati have access to an improved water service they can use to prepare food. However, only 17% access water free from contamination. Source: (…

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…

Contextual data of PILNA 2018 throws new light on Pacific education

The contextual data of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 was cause for excitement for education representatives at a workshop on PILNA 2018 data earlier this month.

PILNA 2018 Data Workshop Opening Remarks by EQAP Director Dr Michelle Belisle

Opening remarks by Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you as we begin our very first Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA, data workshop.…

Thank an Oceanographer!

Pacific features in Global Ocean Observing Conference “When you’re sick, you go to the doctor. Our oceans are sick and we need the scientists and experts to help us understand what is wrong and how to get better.” – Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for…

Kiribati Communities Reap Benefits of improved Water and Sanitation infrastructure

KIRIWATSAN Phase 2 - Kiribati Water and Sanitation in the Outer Islands A partnership funded by the European Union Over 9,000 people in 35 villages across the 16 outer islands of the Gilbert group in Kiribati now have improved access to water and…

Kiribati school leaders to lead action plans for safe and inclusive schools in Tarawa

Tarawa, Kiribati – More than 30 school leaders representing 16 schools from North and South Tarawa that completed a workshop on inclusive education

Atoll Adaptation Dialogue

One day scientific focused session on key areas relevant to countries and a determination of what the next steps are in terms of progressing the case of atoll nations at national, regional and international levels

Kiribati teachers and teacher assistants complete human rights training module

12 primary and secondary school teachers and 15 trainee teacher assistants can now model positive behaviour in the classroom as a result of a workshop on human rights and responsibilities, inclusivity and equity over the course of three days in Tarawa.
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