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COP26 – Virtual Information Session

By | 2021-08-09T15:50:15+00:00 July 7th, 2021|PACRES Stories|

COP26 - Virtual Information Session The University of the South Pacific (USP) through the European Union funded Intra-ACP GCCA+ Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) programme in collaboration with the Australia Pacific Climate Alumni Network organised a two hour virtual information session to support USP students in developing an informed application [...]

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State of Covid-19 in Timor-Leste

By | 2021-08-09T15:52:55+00:00 June 17th, 2021|PACRES Stories|

State of Covid-19 in Timor-LesteCovid-19 hit Timor-Leste very hard in March 2020. Since then the country had to stop incoming flights and the country was put in lockdown. Though, 2020 was considered a stressful year for most Timorese, we were still allowed to travel around the country, visiting families, friends, and attending some social gatherings [...]

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USP EU PACRES implements tree planting for sustainability initiatives to communities in Vanuatu

By | 2021-08-09T15:53:24+00:00 May 28th, 2021|PACRES Stories|

USP EU PACRES implements tree planting for sustainability initiatives to communities in VanuatuThe University of the South Pacific (USP) European Union Intra-African, Caribbean and Pacific Global Climate Change Alliance and the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building (PACRES) successfully organised a three-day tree planting workshop for a number of communities in Vanuatu.Participants were [...]

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Crop Based Solutions to Enhance Climate Resilience

By | 2021-08-09T15:53:55+00:00 November 23rd, 2020|PACRES Stories|

Crop Based Solutions to Enhance Climate Resilience A three-day training held at the University of the South Pacific, Alafua Campus with the School of Agriculture and Food Technology started on Monday this week.The training is expected to enhance climate resilience within 8 villages in the Matautu District, and Taga Village of Savai’i, through implementing [...]

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Traditional farming to combat climate change

By | 2021-08-09T15:55:49+00:00 September 23rd, 2020|PACRES Stories|

Traditional farming to combat climate changeTraditional Samoan farming practices, such as planting resilient crops and improving the soil, are providing future solutions to climate change, officials say.Moafanua Tolusina Pouli, Assistant Chief Executive Officer (A.C.E.O.) of the Forestry Division at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (M.N.R.E.) said traditional methods were increasingly seen as solutions.After [...]

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