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GTI supports islands’ Green Recovery Plans

To identify solutions and financing opportunities GTI offers to the islands free of charge membership to the Observatory, technical workshops and boot...

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NESOI launches first open call: over 3 million euros available to support islands with their energy transition ambitions

The first open call from the European Island Facility NESOI offers grants of up to € 60k per proposal as well as up to € 60K worth of Technical Assist...

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Making small island developing states more climate resilient

Infrastructure is a key element in ensuring Small Island Developing States can weather the impacts of climate change. Here’s why – and how to do it. ...

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Climate Change and COVID Threaten to Sink Small Island Nations

With international tourism virtually non-existent, countries are missing out on income to help fund climate adaptation Small island nations are in a b...

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ROBINSON project launched to decarbonise islands

The Horizon 2020 project ROBINSON has been launched to help the decarbonisation of islands in a variety of ways, such as through the use of hydrogen-r...

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Indian embassy in Madagascar becomes first to go fully solar

 A solar power plant was inaugurated at the Indian embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar, to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Octob...

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Madagascar experiments with drones for its massive reforestation effort

Madagascar plans to acquire drones to help with its massive official reforestation campaign. The country aims to plant 60 million trees per year in an...

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Australia to set up Pacific Islands security centre in Vanuatu

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A centre focusing on the security concerns of Pacific island nations will start work in Vanuatu next year, Australia said on ...

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Samoa secures a sustainable future with new ocean strategy

The Prime Minister and international partners launched the Samoa Ocean Strategy to effectively conserve long-standing economic, subsistence, and cultu...

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Cook Islands makes appointments to Seabed Minerals Advisory Committee

The Cook Islands government has created an advisory committee to provide community perspectives on the controversial issue of seabed mining. The gover...

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