Stat of the week: COVID-19 vaccination in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

As of 30 March 2021 a little over 260k doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in 12 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (Am. Samoa, Fiji, Fr. Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Ils, FSM, New Caledonia, Mariana Ils, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands,…

Stat of the week: Remittances in the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands recorded a 67.5% drop in remittances in Q2 2020 compared to Q2 2019. Explore more data:

REDD+ breathes new life into Pacific forests

Forests are called “the lungs of the earth” for good reason: their ability to draw in carbon dioxide and breathe out oxygen cleans our air and helps regulate the climate. Tropical rainforests, such as those found in the Pacific, are particularly…

Pacific’s Tree of Life faces growing pest threat

In the Pacific, coconut is king. It charms visitors to our shores, as well as commands the respect of Pacific Islanders that depend on it for their livelihood. Known regionally as the ‘tree of life’, every part is used, from its tallest frond down to its…

Stat of the week: access to resources and markets for small-scale fisheries

Photo: F. Milovac, SPC

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

Solomon Islands Independence Day

Stat of the week: crude birth rate in Solomon Islands in 2020

  30.3 births per 1000 made the Solomon Islands the Pacific country with the highest estimated crude birth rate in 2020...   Explore more data:

Solomon Islands Wellness NCD Alliance is fighting one of the Islands most serious health challenges

Solomon Islands Wellness NCD Alliance is fighting one of the Islands most serious health challenges

Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.
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