Stat of the week: In Guam, 0% of household income comes from agriculture and forestry activities (2016)

In Guam, 0% of household income comes from agriculture and forestry activities (2016). Even if 52% of land area is covered by forest. This is the lowest rate reported in the Pacific with American Samoa.  

Green News: Joining forces to support countries in enhancing their Nationally Determined Contributions

The Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions Hub (NDC Hub) and the Pacific Community, as an implementing partner, are working together to support counties in countries in their efforts towards adaptation and mitigation projects.

A mother’s dedication to education drives Uate to improve equality for women and young people

Hardships caused by inequality experienced by young people and by women motivate Uate Tamanikaiyaroi to ensure equal opportunities for all Pacific people. Uate continues explaining how his late mother carried the brunt of gender inequality from childhood…

‘Alofa’ - or love - underpins the Pacific solution to ending violence and empowering women

Socio-cultural values of love, protection and care that prevail in most Pacific Island countries and territories inspired a Samoan teenage girl to dedicate her life to the empowerment of women and girls. “My interest in gender equality started when I…

Stat of the week: In Kiribati, more than the half of the population is covered by at least a 4G mobile network

In Kiribati, more than the half of the population is covered by at least a 4G mobile network. This is a great improvement on the estimated 10% coverage in 2013. Information and communications technology can alleviate the challenges of distance and…

Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Day 2023

Picture: NASA's Earth Observatory

Stat of the week: In Nauru, 0.6% of the population (aged 5+) identified as having seeing disabilities in 2019

The 4th of January will be World Braille Day. In Nauru, 0.6% of the population (aged 5+) identified as having seeing disabilities in 2019. Seeing disability is defined as a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual…

Stat of the week: In the Federated States of Micronesia, 25% of the land area was used for the cultivation of coconuts in 2020

Did you know that in the Federated States of Micronesia, 25% of the land area was used for the cultivation of coconuts in 2020?  

Lululeen Santos hopeful for the future of women and girls in Micronesia

Lululeen Santos, is the Pacific Women Lead at SPC’s Country Focal Point, Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW), based in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). She works closely with communities and all State Governments in FSM, to assist with their…

Marshall Islands Makes Waves For Ocean Biodiversity At Global Negotiations

This content was originally published on SPREP website. Montreal, Canada - The Republic of the Marshall Islands, a Large Ocean State, believes a healthy, productive and resilient ocean biodiversity should be a global priority. Hon. John Silk, Minister of…
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