Funding options to support sustainable development and conservation in Pacific Island countries a report prepared for the South Pacific Biodiversity Conservation Programme by P. H. C. Lucas

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Published by South Pacific Regional Environment Programme in Apia, Western Samoa .

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  • Sustainable development -- Oceania.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Oceania.,
  • Biological diversity conservation -- Economic aspects -- Oceania.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 36).

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Statementby P.H.C. Lucas.
SeriesSPREP reports and studies series :, no. 94
ContributionsSouth Pacific Biodiversity Conservation Programme., South Pacific Regional Environment Programme
LC ClassificationsHC681.3.E5 L83 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL95006M
ISBN 109820401429
LC Control Number99206687

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By necessity, Pacific Islands have become hubs of innovation, where climate strategies are piloted and refined to inform adaptation efforts globally.

Pacific Island ecosystems are being degraded by pollution, overfishing, and unsustainable development. They also increasingly face severe climate impacts including sea-level rise, changing temperature and rainfall :// Inat the 48th meeting of PIF leaders, members endorsed The Blue Pacific: Our Sea of Islands—Our Security through Sustainable Development, Management and Conservation (PIFS, ), Funding options to support sustainable development and conservation in Pacific Island countries book statement of regional identity intended to sit at the heart of regionalism going forward.

Though the PIF has been late in adopting green growth terminology For the Pacific island countries to reach these goals, however, they depend on donor funding.

This paper therefore analyses energy-related aid to the South Pacific from throughand specifically evaluates its development in three areas: energy technology, grid vs. off Pacific Islands Report is a nonprofit news publication of the Pacific Islands Development Program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Offered as a free service to readers, PIR provides an edited digest of news, commentary and analysis from across the Pacific Islands region, Monday - Fiji’s Approach to Sustainable Development and universal health coverage is the highest among Pacific Island Countries.

Non-communicable diseases have become a health pandemic. The development of the sustainable Tourism Development Framework will support green growth in Fiji and act as a practical sustainable tourism management :// The Nature Conservancy conducted a workshop from March 29–31st, in Palau, bringing together nineteen women from seven Pacific Island nations (Marshall Islands, Palau, Yap, Kosrae, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Papua New Guinea; Fig.

1).The Nature Conservancy is an international conservation NGO that has been working with local partners to lead conservation projects in the region for over 20 :// The Cairns Compact on Strengthening Development Coordination (Forum Compact), adopted by Pacific Islands Forum Leaders at their meeting in Augustprovides guidelines for accelerating the changes that support existing country efforts towards increased economic growth and social well-being in the Forum Island Countries (FICs).

The Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund (SDCBF), established by Roger Williams Park Zoo and the Rhode Island Zoological Society insupports conservation programs that protect threatened Volt is a culture and language programme for children and young people.

The target group consists of persons under the age of 25 in the Nordic region. Grant Information The support application may cover – 70, At least 30% of the funding must come from another source, and may consist of   The New Zealand Aid Programme delivers New Zealand’s official support for developing countries, with a particular focus on the Pacific Islands region.

Most of our aid and development work is focused on our Pacific neighbours - helping them to build and strengthen their own capacity for sustainable ://   The design principles of the proposed project follow the guidance of the GEF-4 strategic framework under the biodiversity portfolio in mainstreaming biodiversity in production landscapes and sectors.

This will contribute to internalizing the goals of biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of biological resources into economic sectors and development models, policies and ://   ICCROM continues to have a strong presence in Asia and the Pacific thanks to longstanding and effective partnerships.

Its ongoing collaboration with the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) of the Republic of Korea has enabled ICCROM to continue pursuing cooperation for education, training and research in cultural heritage conservation in the :// community-based adaptation in small island developing states, and mekong-asia-pacific regions 1 As climate change continues to be one of the existential threats to   TFESSD supported the World Bank Group's overall efforts in helping client countries pursue environmentally and socially sustainable development.

The trust fund played an important role in supporting the analytical foundation for mainstreaming environmental management efforts in country dialogue and country assistance ://   This Solomon Islands Agriculture and Livestock Sector Policy is intended to be for a medium term agenda fromhowever it also sets the base for a long-term Agriculture and Livestock Development Plan to The previous National Agriculture and   FAO has a long history of partnership with Small Island Developing States (SIDS), providing policy advice, analysis and technical assistance in agriculture, livestock, fisheries, forestry, natural resources management and food security in its commitment to support resilient livelihoods and enhance food security.

©FAO/Danfung The island countries of the Pacific generally face challenges in securing year-round adequate supply of fresh fruit and vegetables. It was recognized that NGOs, civil society and especially faith-based organisations can play a key role among stakeholders in increasing awareness and facilitating programmes to improve availability and consumption   The five-year Pacific Islands Greenhouse Gas Abatement through Renewable Energy Project (PIGGAREP) is under-way with the support of the GEF, with donor funding and co-financing totalling over US $ million.

The project aims to reduce the growth rate of greenhouse gas emissions in the Pacific Island Countries through the removal of barriers to[1].pdf. The Contribution of World Heritage to Sustainable Development Outside the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) N.

7, on environmental sustainability, which addresses in part the need to protect biodiversity and natural resources, the MDGs adopted by the international community in made no specific reference to heritage or even to culture in ://   Movement between Pacific nations is part of the history and culture of the region.

Pacific Islanders have moved around the region for exploration, trade, and social reasons, as well as for economic reasons. Across the Pacific, young people have moved from rural to urban settings, between Pacific Island countries, and from island countries to Pacific Rim countries seeking employment,   Towards a framework to support coastal change governance in small islands - Volume 45 Issue 3 - MARION GLASER, ANNETTE BRECKWOLDT, TIM J.B.

CARRUTHERS, DONALD L. FORBES, SIMON COSTANZO, HEATH KELSEY, RAMESH RAMACHANDRAN, SELINA STEAD   Based on a strong appeal from national and local stakeholders, the Agenda adopted by the UN General Assembly integrated, for the first time, the role of culture, through cultural heritage and creativity, as an enabler of sustainable development across the Sustainable Development Goals.

World Climate change is now affecting every country on every continent. It is disrupting national economies and affecting lives, costing people, communities and countries dearly today and even more Innovative financing, that is the development of new funding sources and mechanisms including from the private sector, can be used to deliver promising ocean conservation opportunities.

Capital markets are increasingly accessible for sustainable development and climate finance, and are gaining traction for biodiversity ://   Achieving Sustainable Development and Promoting Development Cooperation– Dialogues at the ECOSOC iii DESA The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat   their ability to achieve the ambitious new sustainable development agenda.

This is re - flected in “strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development” which tasks countries to strengthen domes - tic resource mobilization, meet aid commitments and mobilize additional financial re- Development/ Agenda.

Who We Are. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. Established init is owned by 68 members—49 from the ://   The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has been a strong partner and supporter of sustainable development for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) since it was founded over 25 years ago.

The GEF has supported the development of green and blue economy approaches in SIDS because nowhere is the inextricable connection between people’s and SIDS October   The World Bank Group helps countries promote strong governance of marine and coastal resources to improve their contribution to sustainable and inclusive economies by supporting sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, making coastlines more resilient, establishing coastal and marine protected areas, reducing pollution, and developing knowledge and capacity around ocean ://   Table Ecotourism profiles for five Pacific Island nations professional support for the publication of the book.

Abbreviations ACP ADB AOSIS AusAID BCL BHP CDC CRC DMP DSE ECSIEP ENSO ESCAP EU FAO FCCC FFA FNCs FSC FSM GAIT GBRMPA GDP GEF GNP HIES ICDP IHDP African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries Asia Development Bank Alliance of   Scoping Study for a Pacific Heritage Hub Prepared for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Office for the Pacific States in support of the support to Pacific Island Countries and territories in developing their capacity in heritage management capacity and developing sustainable Report Draft August The sustainable development goals are inter-linked and multi-directional.

Sustainable use of the oceans is important to eradicate poverty and provide food security and nutrition for all. This is relevant in the following up of the Sustainable Development Goals and the   developed countries (LDCs), and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF), accessible by all developing countries.

Established in at COP 7, the two funds also support implementation of the Paris Agreement. n Nearly $ billion in grant funding for adaptation projects in countries* n LDCF and SCCF combined delivering direct benefits to   Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas Aglobal review of challenges and options habitats and natural Union has helped many countries to prepare National Conservation Strategies,and generating funding to encourage conservation activities 55 :// European Commission - Press Release details page - Brussels, 5 September The European Commission has approved 17 environment projects that will receive funding under the LIFE-Third Countries programme These new projects, which were selected from 70 proposals, will share a total of €6, The projects will be implemented in the following 11 countries: Algeria, Albania, The ReefBase Pacific project is Component 2D of the Coral Reef InitiativeS for the Pacific (CRISP), executed by The WorldFish Center and funded by the Agence Française de Développement and the United Nations Foundation.

ReefBase Pacific is the first regional focus of the global ReefBase project and provides a unique collection of information for the Pacific The "blue economy" holds the promise of helping small island developing states achieve economic growth while protecting the world’s oceans.

Devex looks at how this can be :// By participating in voluntourism, you’re contributing to the local economy. In their free time, most volunteers go sightseeing, like game drives and island tours.

Many developing countries rely heavily on income from tourism. In this way, voluntourism companies and volunteers support local businesses. Voluntourism companies employ local ://   UNEP was founded in by Canadian businessman and philanthropist Maurice Strong, its first director, following the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference).

Its mandate covers a wide range of areas, including the atmosphere, marine and terrestrial ecosystems, environmental governance, and green economic ://   There is growing international recognition of ESD as an integral element of quality education and a key enabler for sustainable development.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the global community for the next 15 years include ESD. Target of SDG 4 on education addresses ESD and related approaches such as Global Citizenship ://. Building resilience of health systems in Pacific Island LDCs to climate change This project will support the four Pacific Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – Kiribati, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu – to enhance the capacity of national and local health system institutions, personnel, and local communities to manage health risks induced   Note: The Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park is supported by the Pacific Community’s RESCCUE (Restoration of ecosystem services and adaptation to climate change) project to promote marine conservation and sustainable coastal fisheries management in one of the Pacific’s great wild places, the Vatu-i-Ra Seascape.

The RESCCUE project is implemented by the Pacific Community and funded by Getting to Green: Paying for Green Infrastructure, Finance Options and Resources for Local Decision-Makers—This report summarizes various funding sources that can be used to support stormwater management programs or finance individual projects.

Each type of funding source is illustrated by several municipal programs and contains a list of

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