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Digital Response: How a Samoan Start-Up is Using Drones in response of climate change

In the past the words “tech start-up” and “Pacific” have rarely appeared together. Increasingly, however, we have seen this trope challenged, with numerous examples of home-grown firms employing…  

Samoa Leading the Pacific into the Digital Future with Communities, Partnership and Cyber-Security at the Fore

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted “Together for a Digital Pacific 2018” – an event that brought together the…  

Partnerships for a resilient and inclusive development of Samoa; Faleū wharf reconstruction.

The village wharf at Faleū had survived through many natural disasters and extreme weather events. In the past five years alone, the wharf got damaged from the 2009 tsunami and then, from Cyclone Evan…  

The “Call for Proposals Outreach Workshops” by the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)

Approximately 400 representatives from villages and community organisations in Samoa, participated in the ‘Call for Proposals’ Workshops’ by the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants…  

UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) “Call for Proposals Outreach Workshops”

The UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP), established in 1992, promotes the goal of "thinking globally, acting locally” which emphasises ‘community action.’  

Low Cost agro-ecology farming promoted

The Komiti a Tina Tulivae of Samatau had every reason to be proud of their concerted efforts to implement their organic farming project in partnership with the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries. …  

Leadership project to build on women’s representation in Samoa

A new leadership project is launching in Samoa on Wednesday, April 4th, aiming to build on advances in gender equality.  

GEF-Small Grants Programme Annual Workshop and Monitoring Mission in Savaii

As part of its 2018 workplan and in preparation for the 6th Operational Phase (OP6) core funds grant allocation call for proposals, the National Steering Committee (NSC) and Technical Advisory Group…  

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