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…
Online regional workshop discusses how legislative frameworks address gender and human rights in coastal fisheries and aquaculture
Representatives from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in a three-day virtual workshop held from 15-17 July, 2020. The virtual workshop discussed gender, social inclusion…
COVID 19: 20,000 posters to help promote hand washing in Fiji
The Pacific Community (SPC) has provided the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) with 20,000 hand washing posters in support of its efforts to mitigate COVID-19 transmission.
New children’s book aims to inspire young and old with real stories of extraordinary ni-Vanuatu
New children’s book aims to inspire young and old with real stories of extraordinary ni-Vanuatu ‘Taf Tumas! Different journeys, one people’ to be launched
Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought
SPC and water authority staff measuring water levels in a monitoring bore.
Social and Environmental Responsibility Plan produced by the Territories for the Territories
Mangrove crab fishing in New Caledonia. (image: Matthieu Juncker)
Vanuatu’s successful containment of a coconut palm killer
Protecting Pacific’s coconut palms from coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) has been an ongoing battle in the region. Since its first case of CRB in Mangaliliu in 2019, Vanuatu has stepped up responses to eradicate this pest from its islands with the…
Pacific actions on Climate Change and Education highlighted in landmark publication
The Pacific region is one of the featured regions in the landmark publication “Climate Change and the Role of Education”. Published by Springer, a global imprint that serves and supports the research community, the book offers insights into the…