Spotlight on the Kiwa Initiative during the EU-Indo-Pacific High-Level Conference on Climate Change
Nature-based solutions key to new farm learning network
A new network of organic farms that launched today will work to increase food security and help protect the Pacific’s food system from current and future shocks, including climate change and public health emergencies such as COVID-19.
Uncovering nature’s potential for managing climate change – a priority in the Pacific Islands
True storehouses of biodiversity, the Pacific Islands are home to a unique natural heritage characterised by some of the world’s highest endemism rates for both flora and fauna. However, this biodiversity is under threat due especially to the growing…
Pacific Organic Learning Farm Network Launch
The Pacific Organic Learning Farm (OLF) Network is an LRD project administered by POETCom. The launch is at SPC HQ in Noumea next Friday, May 28 at 10 am Noumea time, 11 am in Fiji.
Green News: Transformative climate action is urgently needed to protect the most important reservoir of terrestrial and marine biodiversity from environmental changes
Pacific Islands are scattered across 1/3 of the earth. On Earth Day let's remember transformative climate action is urgently needed to protect the most important reservoir of terrestrial and marine biodiversity from environmental changes.
Green News: Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resources
Green News series: Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resource Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resource and yet, one of the most fragile. Hosting up to 75% endemic species and 5 biodiversity…
Signature of a partnership agreement between France and the Pacific Community
Photo: Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Stuart Minchin, Director General of the Pacific Community (SPC)
No cases, but Nauru continues to train for potential COVID-19 outbreak
The Pacific region has been spared from the mass outbreaks of COVID-19 that have taken place throughout the world over the last year. But while Pacific nations can be rightly proud of their quick actions to control the disease, they are not relaxing…
Pacific Community sets foundations for post-COVID recovery at 50th Meeting of CRGA
Emergency funding support to strengthen Pacific Island countries’ health security response capacity
‘Agence française de développement’ (AFD - the French Development Agency) is providing the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) with an EUR 2 million package of emergency financial support, designed to strengthen the epidemic surveillance…