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October 18, 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs, through its Maritime and Ocean’s Affairs Division successfully convened an Oceans and Marine Spatial Planning forum with key national and regional stakeholders...The objective of the forum is to create a platform for regular dialogue amongst and between institut

Final Evaluation of the project “Forestry and Protected Area Management in Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and Niue (GEFPAS-FPAM)”

This report presents the findings of the Final Evaluation of the six year1 Global Environment Facility – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (GEF-FAO) Forest Protected Area Management (FPAM) in Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and Niue project, which was implemented between January 2012 and July 2017. The project’s global environmental objective was ‘to strengthen biodiversity conservation and reduce forest and land degradation’ and the development objective was ‘to enhance the sustainable livelihoods of local communities living in and around protected areas’


August 30, 2019

The Top Rock eco-tourist attraction at Saama village in North Efate recently launched what is believed to be the first snorkel trail in Vanuatu.Top Rock offers spectacular cliff-top views of diverse coral reefs and the coastline across Undine Bay coupled with some of the most amazing snorkeling i

August 23, 2019

The state of emergency declared over the invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle in the north east of Vanuatu's Efate island is likely to be extended...the Ministry of Agriculture's Phillip Meto said the destruction of beetle breeding sites had not been completed and the emergency could be extended.Th

What's in a term? “Green growth” and the “blue‐green economy” in the Pacific islands

The term “green growth” and its sister concepts, “blue‐ green growth,” the “green economy,” and the “blue‐ green economy,” have gained considerable traction in the Pacific island region in a short space of time. Pacific island governments, regional organisations, and development agencies all use the terms, which originate outside of the Pacific. What (and who) has driven the adoption of green growth terminology within the region? How has its usage in the region mirrored international usage?

May 17, 2019

SPREP Is Seeking Applications From Interested And Suitably Qualified Persons For The Following Vacancy - PacWaste Plus Regional Project Officer, Vanuatu. (For Nationals And Permanent Residents Of Vanuatu ONLY)Click On The Link Below For Further Details.