SPC addresses Pacific pests, diseases and health risks through new virtual training

  The Pacific Community (SPC) this week took another stride toward combating the emergence of pests, diseases, and health risks such as African Swine Fever (ASF) through the organisation of a regional training focused on strengthening and improving…

Using a People-Centred Approach to improve food security in Marshall Islands

A capacity-building workshop held in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) is helping civil society and government officials better understand the concept of people-centred approach and how to apply the concept to food security.

Stat of the week: An estimated 8.5% of people aged 5 and over in Marshall Islands report having at least some difficulty with mobility

An estimated 8.5% of people aged 5 and over in RMI report having at least some difficulty with mobility. (2019 HIES).  This statistic refers to people with varying degrees of difficulty walking and climbing stairs (Washington Group on Disability…

2022 Tide Prediction Calendars released; a new calendar for Ebeye-Marshall Islands

Tide Prediction Calendars for 24 Pacific locations were distributed last week to National Meteorological Services and ocean stakeholders around the region to assist in decision making on their daily ocean use. The annual tide prediction calendars are a…

New methodology transforms the way key development data is collected in the Pacific

In 2018, New Zealand financed, via a fund dedicated to innovation, the piloting of a new method of collecting data related to household income and expenditure. The experience, which took place in the Marshall Islands, would open up new development…

20th Maritime Boundaries Working Session and High-Level Dialogue

September 29th-30th - Maritime Boundaries Virtual Working Session Launch November 16th-17th - Maritime Boundaries High-level Dialogue​

20th Maritime Boundaries Working Session and High-Level Dialogue

September 29th-30th - Maritime Boundaries Virtual Working Session Launch November 16th-17th - Maritime Boundaries High-level Dialogue​ ​

RMI advances campaign to ban single use plastic products

The Marshall Islands Conservation Society (MICS) recognizes that as human beings, we cannot enjoy our rights to food, water, health, and housing in a degrading environment.  Thanks to support from the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Pacific People Advancing…

Bolstering Food Security in Marshall Islands

Forty schoolteachers and principals in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) completed a five-day  workshop last month equipping schools to play a key role in strengthening the food security efforts in the country. The participants of this workshop, who…

Stat of the week: Red List of Threatened Species Index score in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Red List Index score of 0.83 (measured on a scale from 0 to 1)…
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