Our Stories

  • Building Back Better at the Heart of the Tourism Tsunami Rebuilding ProgrammeBuilding Back Better at the Heart of the Tourism Tsunami Rebuilding ProgrammeRepresentatives from UNDP, Samoa Hotel Association, respective Government Ministries and NZAID visit 20 tourist budget accommodation sites on the South coast of Upolu to monitor the progress in the implementation of the Tourism Tsunami Rebuilding Programme (TTRP).

  • Engaging the wider communityEngaging the wider communitySamoa’s national development priorities and the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) benefit from the implementation of the Samoa Parliamentary Support Project (SPSP).

  • Home gardens going green as UNDP partners with coastal villagesHome gardens going green as UNDP partners with coastal villages

  • Marshall Islands: Protecting drinking water from drought and sea level riseMarshall Islands: Protecting drinking water from drought and sea level riseBy the time the Government declared a state of emergency in 2013, the wells had long run dry in the drought-stricken northern reaches of the Marshall Islands, and families had started fleeing to the capital Majuro.

  • Mid Term Evaluation Site Visit for ICCRIFSMid Term Evaluation Site Visit for ICCRIFSICCRIFS Mid term evaluation site visit to villages in Samoa.

  • Mobile Computer Laboratory changes one boy's lifeMobile Computer Laboratory changes one boy's lifeMobile computer laboratory amazes one young boy and has given him the opportunity to express his future aspirations.

  • PACC+ improves water quality on TokelauPACC+ improves water quality on TokelauPACC+ has enabled families living in Tokelau to have better quality of water and access.

  • Project helps establishment after TsunamiProject helps establishment after TsunamiLitia Sini is grateful to the PSSF project for providing the signages for her establishment after rebuilding from the 2009 Tsunami's devastation.

  • Providing a Safe HavenProviding a Safe HavenClimate Proofing Mangaia Harbour in the Cook Islands.

  • Salei’a community gearing up for inclusive and accountable successesSalei’a community gearing up for inclusive and accountable successesWith the support of the team from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)/Global Environment Fund (GEF) Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) project, women and men, young and old from the village gathered to celebrate and gear up their collective actions and responsibility for their own development while increasing their resiliency to the impacts of climate change.