Disaster and climate smart town plans helping ensure safer communities in Vanuatu

Disaster and climate informed town plans have been handed over today to the Government of Vanuatu designed to inform the development of safer communities in the face of climate change and disaster risk. Globally, Vanuatu is recognised as the most…

Official Statement by Hon. Alatoi Ishmael Kalsakau, Vanuatu Prime Minister, at the opening of the Special Thematic Session of the 12th Conference of SPC

OFFICIAL STATEMENT, Hon. Alatoi Ishmael KALSAKAU MA’AUKORO Welcome Ceremony, 12th Conference of the Pacific Community Thursday, 24 November from 3pm, at the Saralana Park     Hon. Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Prime Minister of Samoa;

USD 23 million water project to increase water security for 215,000 people in Vanuatu

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved USD 23 million in funding for enhancing adaptation and community resilience by improving water security in Vanuatu.

Moli’s Dream – Building care and community through cocoa in Vanuatu

“We live in a world of disaster,” states Moli Lui flatly, standing underneath the shade and leathery oblong pods of a cocoa tree on his sprawling farm on the thick and leafy patch of green that is Malo Island in the Northern reaches of Vanuatu. “When…

From Covid to chocolate: Vanuatu's cocoa industry cultivates change

Soil for Livelihoods: Meet Dr. Uta Stockmann, lead on soil sampling in response to the 2022 Tonga volcano eruption

Meet Dr Uta Stockmann, Team Leader Proximal Sensing, at the Commonwealth

Stat of the week: In Vanuatu, 0.26% of the Population have memory disabilities

Photo Credit: Graham Crumb/Imagicity.com   Did you know? 10 October is World Mental Health Day on the theme "Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority".

Improved ocean governance capacity for Vanuatu and Solomon Islands

Photo: Workshop taking place in Vanuatu (left) and Solomon Islands (right)  

Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Asnath Tasale, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Vanuatu

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Stat of the week: In Vanuatu, 8.6% of the population lived below the international poverty line in 2019, a decrease from 13.1% in 2009

In Vanuatu, 8.6% of the population lived below the international poverty line in 2019, a decrease from 13.1% in 2009. This evolution shows some reduction of extreme poverty in Vanuatu. To illustrate this statistic, Vanuatu graduated from the world's…
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