Rarotonga’s emergency management teams have met to build awareness and build their capacity to deal with health disasters on the island.
Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) co-ordinates the Pacific International Waters Ridge to Reef Project (the Project), a relatively small project, that looks at capacity building, public private partnerships and monitoring land-based activities and their effects on the environment.
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) sub-regional co-ordinator for the Asia Pacific Eriko Hibi was in the country last week to discuss further partnership engagements with the Cook Islands.
The Tupapa Maraerenga Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is prepared to manage and coordinate procedures in the event of a disaster, with the opening of its control base last Thursday.
Japanese ambassador Hiroyasu Kobayashi, accompanied by First Secretary Noriko Tanaka, visited the Ministry of Marine Resources on Wednesday.
Ministry of Marine Resources secretary Pamela Maru recently launched the Pacific handbook for Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Coastal and Aquaculture at the 11th Pacific Community (SPC) heads of Fisheries Meeting in Noumea, New Caledonia.
What is a climate project and what does it mean? This is the main challenge for proposal writers – to clearly identify the key factors that make the difference between a successful proposal for Green Climate Funds (GCF) and an ineffective one leading to a lengthy wait.
Tests of water quality around Rarotonga showed that there were unsatisfactory levels of faecal content at all stream sites after last month’s heavy rains.