Stat of the week: COVID-19 vaccination in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

As of 30 March 2021 a little over 260k doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in 12 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (Am. Samoa, Fiji, Fr. Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Ils, FSM, New Caledonia, Mariana Ils, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands,…

Green News: Rising sea level threatens atoll nations

For atoll nations, where people live on land that rises to an average of 2 meters above sea level, a rising ocean threatens their very existence. More ambitious action is needed to prevent them from becoming uninhabitable, and preserve plant and animal…

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

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

Stat of the week: Access to computers for pedagogical purposes in the Marshall Islands

  The proportion of primary schools in the Marshall Islands with access to computers for pedagogical purposes increased dramatically, from 22.3% in 2016 to 92.6% in 2019. Explore more data:

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Securing food and water resources for the Pacific’s most remote communities showcased in documentary series launched today

Installation of water systems in Kapingamarangi, FSM, one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific A series of stories featuring ways to address drought and climate change in remote North Pacific Islands is being launched today. The ‘…

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…

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…

Women influencing healthy lifestyles while building climate resilience in the Marshall Islands

Strengthening GIS Capacity in Marshall Islands

A two-week training to upgrade Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) skills was held in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) from 3-12 December 2019. The training aimed at building capacity of the RMI GIS User Group with…
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