This project will contribute to overcoming barriers by i) strengthening institutional capacity within the government, ii) enhancing inter-ministerial coordination of climate change adaptation, ii) promoting the inclusion of climate change concerns into development strategies across all sectors
The global environment and development goal of PIGGAREP is the reduction of the growth rate of GHG emissions from fossil fuel use in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) through the removal of the barriers to the widespread and cost effective use of feasible renewable energy (RE) technologies
Implemented in the villages of Hakupu & Tuapa in Niue, the CCSDP enables community members to organize collective action, by pooling resources and building solidarity towards resolving common problems and achieving a shared vision for community advancement.
Tourism is the dominant sector of the Samoan economy contributing more than 20% of the GDP (Central Bank of Samoa). Small to medium scale Tourism operations are dominated by small beach “fale” (open hut) developments that are uniquely connected to the many small villages about the coastline of the two main islands of Upolu and Savaii. The principle resource bases of tourism are the pristine beaches, coastal, lagoon and reef areas.
The objective of the programme is to stregthen the ability of all Cook Island communities, and the public service, to make informed decisions and manage anticipated climate change driven pressures in a pro-active, integrated and strategic manner.
PACC+ – a multi-funded project is implemented by UNDP in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and funded by funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Australian Agency for International Development with support from United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Climate Change Capacity Development (C3D+) Programme.
This project will assist the Government of Samoa achieve the long-term goal-“Samoa’s productive landscapes are protected and sustainably managed to mitigate land degradation and to increase soil carbon sequestration so as to contribute to poverty alleviation and mitigation and adaptation to climate change impacts”, as well as to contribute to global environmental beneﬁts by overcoming barriers identified.
The project focuses on the enhancement of organizational and technical capabilities in the Samoa Meteorology Division to monitor climate trends and provide regular, timely and accurate climate risk and early warning information to agricultural extension and public health services.