resilience

Scientific models and tools for strengthened resilience action in Tuvalu

“Tropical Cyclone Pam largely affected Vanuatu which was more than 1000 KM away from Tuvalu, and yet our islands were flooded by the massive waves the cyclone generated,” Tauala Katea Director for Tuvalu Meteorological Services shared with participants…

An overview of RESCCUE’s actions in Fiji

RESCCUE Project, Fiji: "People's self-belief in strengthening their adaptive capacity and soci-ecological resilience"

The futur of food - Supporting resilient Pacific Food Systems under climate change

SPC through its Land Resources Division, is working on creating models for resilience based on sustainable food systems. This is critical to the global conversation on climate change – if small islands at the frontlines of climate change can create…

The Blue Economy for the Blue Planet

NEW CALEDONIA, Nov 20 2018 (IPS) - We live on a “blue planet” where water covers around 75 percent of the Earth’s surface. Without water we would simply not survive as a species.

The ocean in us: Pacific regionalism and identity as a catalyst for global ocean action

Photo credit: Cameron Diver   “Pacific peoples are the custodians of the world’s largest, most peaceful and abundant ocean, its many islands and its rich diversity of cultures” – Framework for Pacific Regionalism.

Pacific Resilience Partnership Taskforce

3rd Meeting of the Taskforce Objectives: Consider progress made by the three established working groups, and where appropriate start to put the outcomes in practice; Setting the foundation of an M&E framework through a ‘Theory of Change Workshop’…

Building monitoring & evaluation (M&E) capacity in climate change and disaster resilience in Kiribati

Training for development practitioners in Kiribati has been completed this week focusing on  boosting monitoring and evaluation (M&E) capacity to support the country’s work in climate change and disaster risk management. 

New Sea Level Monitoring Station boosts Tonga’s Resilience

Today on Vuna Wharf in the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa, the Honourable Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva officially commissioned a new Pacific Sea Level and Geodetic Monitoring station, which will provide high quality sea level, climate,…

First M&E for Climate Resilience Training completed in Vanuatu

Vanuatu increased its capacity to manage national climate change and disaster risk resilience related activities, by providing a 5-day Monitoring and Evaluation for Climate Resilience training course in the capital, Port Vila. The course was developed in…

Pacific students gain professional qualifications in climate change adaptation & disaster risk reduction

First cohort – Certificate 4 in resilience (face-to-face session). Country representatives from Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu participating in shrinking island activity.  
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