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New project promises bright future for renewable energy in Niue

Niue took another step today on the way to achieving its climate and energy security goals, with the signing of an agreement on a new project that will focus on accelerating renewable energy and…  


Norwegian Prince visits Samoa’s biggest climate change adaptation project

The historic visit to Samoa by the Crown Prince of Norway included a stopover at the Vaisigano/Leone wall, which is part of the GEF-funded Economy-¬Wide Adaptation to Climate Change Project, as well…  


Launch of the Pa Enua Climate Information and Early Warning System in Manihiki, Cook Islands

The Cook Islands Meteorological Service, in partnership with The Disaster Resilience for Pacific Small Islands Developing States (RESPAC) with UNDP, or RESPAC-UNDP, held an inauguration for one of…  


Celebrating the women at the helm of Samoa’s biggest ever climate change and disaster resilient project on International Women’s Day

A few years ago, the acronym GCF probably wouldn’t register on many people’s minds here. That’s because the GCF, or the Green Climate Fund, hadn’t had any involvement with Samoa yet. Fast forward…  


GEF SGP Supporting Communities' Fragile Ecosystems

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Samoa, is once again bringing to the forefront the importance of supporting communities who are at greatest risk in their fragile…  



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.’  


Malaemalu taking action

The community of Malaemalu are all about preserving their environment for their future generation. It is located in the rural district of Falealili and situated on the Southeast coast of Upolu Island…  

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