Stat of the week: In 2021, the female youth literacy rate in Vanuatu is 97.2%

In 2021, the female youth literacy rate in Vanuatu is 97.2% (96.6% for males). Literacy rate measures the percentage of people aged 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life. Exlore more…

Installation and deployment of Aids to Navigation in the Port of Luganville, Vanuatu

Vanuatu’s risk-informed resilient towns

Representatives from Pacific Island countries and development partners met at the Pacific Urban Forum (PUF) in Suva from September 5th – 7th, 2023, hosted by the Pacific Urban Partnership and the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat, to discuss a…

Lidar Imagery for Vanuatu and Tonga

Remarks by Vanuatu’s Department of Climate Change Director Mr Mike Waiwai, at the opening of the benchmarking study tour, fostering resilience education in the Pacific

I would like to thank and welcome the SPC team and the representative from Fiji and its different sectors, it’s a pleasure to have you with us this morning.

We will flourish like no other: Flora spearheading women-led disaster response in Vanuatu

A community in Vanuatu participating in an evacuation drill conducted by Action Aid Vanuatu - Credit: Action Aid Vanuatu While the climate crisis is putting Pacific communities at increasing risk, women across the region are leading inclusive and…

Seed champions in Vanuatu aim for agricultural future

Participants visiting a seed multiplication plot of a locally collected eggplant variety as part of the Vanuatu seed systems training

Vanuatu Independence Day 2023

Stat of the week : Kava comprised one-half of Vanuatu's exports in 2020

Kava comprised one-half of Vanuatu's exports in 2020. Kava remains a big asset for this country, and Vanuatu's kava has a great reputation in the Pacific. The 30th of July will be Vanuatu Independance Day. Discover more trade statistics on the Pacific…

Nationalisation of the regional Year-13 assessment

Vanuatu’s Ministry of Education and Training (MET), for the first time, rolled out the nationalised version of the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) programme with the support of the Pacific Community (SPC). The SPFSC is an accredited course…
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