Enhancing Pacific climate resilience: Insights from NDC Hub climate finance training

In the Pacific islands, the adverse effects of climate change pose significant challenges to communities. Recent discussions have centred on improving access to finance to bolster climate resilience in the region.

Now available: SPC Regional Health Guidelines App

Health workers across the Pacific region can now access Regional Health Guidelines via their smart devices. The SPC Regional Health Guidelines App is available to download for free through the App Store and Google Play and once installed, the guidelines…

‘Water-smart’ taro varieties as the future of sustainable agriculture in the Pacific: Insights from CePaCT research

In pursuing sustainable agriculture amidst changing climate patterns, recent advancements in crop research have shed light on potential solutions. Through the project, "Identification of Drought-Tolerant Taro Varieties for the Pacific”, supported by the…

Research in Focus: Sprouting personalities: Semi, an advocate for crop genetic diversity

Deep in this forest that houses 2,400 plant and tree accessions and over 1,500 varieties of taro (edible aroids) is Semi Cakaunitavuki, a Senior Laboratory Technician in Germplasm Health at the Centre for Pacific Crops and Plants (CePaCT). Every day he…

Opening Remarks by Martin Chong at the Regional Community-Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) Workshop

Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed colleagues, and valued community members, Welcome to our important gathering today, where we focus on the critical role of Community-Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) in sustaining the vibrant coastal fisheries that…

Grants for Pacific cultural and creative industries

“We cannot protect what we don’t understand.” As traditional navigator Kaiafa Ledua delivered these remarks at a press conference on 16 April 2024, he and 11 other cultural and creative project representat

Climate-smart strategies: sustainable coffee development in Papua New Guinea

A sustainable coffee development in Papua New Guinea (PNG), led by the Climate Change and Development Authority (CCDA) in collaboration with the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Hub, was the topic of a consultation held in Port…

Developing resilience through professionals

PRFRP members (Fiji) based participants In the Pacific, com

Collaborative maritime framework set to transform Pacific island maritime sector

Despite being surrounded by vast oceans, Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) encounter significant challenges in their maritime transport sector. Maritime safety is crucial in the Pacific, where remote islands rely heavily on it for…

Strengthening animal health in the Pacific

Up to 30 animal health, biosecurity, and livestock officers from Fiji and the Cook Islands have gained vital knowledge and experience following a  16-week Para-veterinary training organised by the Pacific Community in collaboration with their…
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