PROTEGE: A network of agroecology demonstration farms in the Pacific OCTs

The EDF-11-funded PROTEGE project has not escaped the health crisis. Regional activities have been particularly hard hit by border closings and the implementation of PROTEGE activities has been significantly delayed by COVID-19. And yet, in the current…

Social and Environmental Responsibility Plan produced by the Territories for the Territories

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Mangrove crab fishing in New Caledonia. (image: Matthieu Juncker)

New Report Highlights Women’s Invisible Roles in the Pacific’s Fisheries Sector

EU Deputy Ambassador Corado Pampaloni and SPC Deputy Director-General, Dr Audrey Aumua cut the International Women’s Day cake at the launch of the FSM Gender Assessment Report at the Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific in Suva today. The…

Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership providing communities with training on alternative fishing practices

The Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme is working to improve the sustainable management of fisheries resources and ecosystems through support, mentoring and empowerment at the community level. Last week, the PEUMP programme…

Fiji Prime Minister Hon. Bainimarama opens the Regional Pacific NDC Hub office

Prime Minister Hon. Bainimarama opened the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Hub Office on Tuesday, marking an important milestone for Pacific Island member countries determination to take a leading role in meeting the climate…

Visit in New Caledonia of Mr. Sujiro Seam, Ambassador of the European Union for the Pacific

As part of his first formal visit to New Caledonia, Mr. Sujiro SEAM, Ambassador of the  European Union for the Pacific, met the main stakeholders of the territory. He notably visited some of the projects funded by the European Development Fund (EDF),…

Better data will lead to better decisions for our blue continent

Understanding how our planet is changing over time and what impact this has on our people, communities and countries is paramount for making informed decisions.  This includes understanding critical issues such as how our coastlines are changing and what…

PROTEGE: Regional Coconut Sector Workshop in French Polynesia

Coconut trees have the potential to provide sustainable incomes for rural communities on many Pacific islands where formal employment is rare and there are no other types of market production and could also serve as a core driver of the region’s economic…

PROTEGE enters its operational phase

PROTEGE (“Pacific Territories Regional Project for Sustainable Ecosystem Management” or “protect” in French) is an initiative designed to promote sustainable and climate-change-resilient economic development in the European Pacific overseas countries and…
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