Sweet potato is a stable food for over 70 percent of the Vanuatu population, most from rural areas – where they depend on traditional agriculture to provide for their dietary needs and income. According to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, root crops such as yam, taro, manioc, sweet potato are fundamental to the diet […]
Rebuilding lives was a challenge for the cyclone-prone country where people rely on their coast and land for livelihoods. Crops and fish stock may takes years to recover.
Adaptation is the only option for Vanuatu to tackle climate change impacts on its agriculture and fisheries sectors.
Vanuatu has joined other 192 countries in the world to find solutions to slowdown the impact of climate change through different conventions and treaties that were signed in decades ago and recently, for the develop countries to adopt the requirements of the treaties and look at ways were the low lying islands in the pacific […]
Improving climate change reporting and collaboration between science and the media was the main focus of a workshop held yesterday in Port Vila. Twenty journalists from various media organizations including students from the Media School at the Vanuatu Institute of Technology are attending this professional climate change training in Vanuatu. The Internews Earth Journalism Network […]
It is expected that the Government will officially establish a Department for Climate Change in 2018. This is according to the Director of Meteorological Services and Geo-hazards, David Gibson, when he opened a three-day training workshop on Climate Change for Vanuatu journalists at the department’s conference room in Port Vila Tuesday. Climate change is currently […]
In Vanuatu, the number of well-managed fish and prawns ponds is currently still small in scale, but could become an important source of income in the future.
Tilapia fish farming is generating interest on the Vanuatu as it can adapt well to climate change
There is a need for wider advocacy on climate change, and mainstream media should be at the forefront of this campaign
Over 20 Journalists from media organizations across Vanuatu today took part in the Pacific GeoJournalism Training on Climate Change.