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Wave movements under surveillance
This experimental device is located on the outer slope of the reef, south of Toombo Reef, near the Boulari Pass, south of the Lighthouse. The device consists of a yellow houlographic buoy 40 cm in diameter, as well as 2 orange floats. As part of the "…
The Pacific Community launches new information tools on sustainable fishing practices
The Pacific Community (SPC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is launching today a series of animated videos targeting the fishers, the schools and the general public with the objective of raising awareness on sustainable fishing practices.
New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders
Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project.
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…
National Emergency Operations Centre opens in Niue
The newly built National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) in Niue was opened yesterday by the Niue Premier, Hon. Sir Toke Talagi, and the Pacific Community (SPC) representative, Mr. Taito Nakalevu. This building will house the Police and National…
New Caledonia: A network of agroecology demonstration farms in the Pacific
(photo: S. Mérion) The goal is to encourage an agro-ecological transition to bring about climate-change-adapted and biodiversity-friendly farming, particularly organic. One of the approaches chosen to reach that goal is to set up a regional network of…
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) Apia, Samoa, 18-20 September 2019 Theme: Sustainable Energy and Transport Services for the Blue Pacific
Palau and Tonga win prestigious Energy Globe Award
The Pacific Community’s Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA: PSIS), funded by the European Union (EU) was the proud recipient of the 2019 Energy Globe Award, recognised for its outstanding work and contribution towards…
Kiribati Communities Reap Benefits of improved Water and Sanitation infrastructure
KIRIWATSAN Phase 2 - Kiribati Water and Sanitation in the Outer Islands A partnership funded by the European Union Over 9,000 people in 35 villages across the 16 outer islands of the Gilbert group in Kiribati now have improved access to water and…
Kiribati school leaders to lead action plans for safe and inclusive schools in Tarawa
Tarawa, Kiribati – More than 30 school leaders representing 16 schools from North and South Tarawa that completed a workshop on inclusive education