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Press release for project 'Kiribati: Enhancing National Food Security in the Context of Climate Change' (GEF-LDCF) - 'Revival of bonefishing game on Nonouti Island - refresher fishing guides training' - February 2018

A refresher training for fishing guides on Nonouti Island, 13-21 February 2018, has come to an end. The training was conducted by Capt. Gavin Platz and Deborah Burrows from Tie’N’Fly Fishing Company, under the GEF-LDCF- and UNDP-supported Food Security project, co- financed by the Ministry of Information, Communications, Transport and Tourism Development (MICTTD). The training was designed to reassess the knowledge and skills of fishing guides, to test their abilities when guiding anglers, and for reviving the bonefishing game project for Nonouti Island.

Press release for project 'Kiribati: Enhancing National Food Security in the Context of Climate Change' (GEF-LDCF) - 'Roll out of the Food Security Project Activities on Maiana Island' April 2018

A team from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resource Development from the Fisheries Coastal Division based in Tanaea, visited Maiana from 20 – 29 April, 2018, to roll out activities under the Food Security Project, managed by MELAD, with fund support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and administered by UNDP. One official from the Fisheries Division conducted a training on Post-Harvest and value addition from Tebikerai to Bubutei. During the training participants were taught on how to preserve fish, other bivalve and clam in the bottle that could last 3 months, they also learned different recipes on how to cook different kinds of fish, such as bonefish ball, yellowfin tuna and smoked fish. The main idea for the training was to demonstrate climate resilient practices to enhance food security as climate change worsens and at the same time show sources of income from marine resources, in selling such value-added products besides cutting coconut copra.

Press release for project 'Kiribati: Enhancing National Food Security in the Context of Climate Change' (GEF-LDCF) - 'Fisheries marine survey on Abemama Island during February/March, 2018'

A team from the Research and Monitoring Unit of the Coastal Fisheries Division return from Abemama after spending almost a month on the island. The Officer in Charge of this program, Mr Max Pita, commented that the visit to Abemama is part of the program to carry out underwater marine survey to identify and provide the status of the existing coastal fisheries.

Construire un avenir énergétique durable au Bénin

De nouveaux projets soutenus par le PNUD et financés par le FEM renforcent la résilience et la durabilité du secteur de l'énergie au Bénin

Le Bénin fait face à de nombreux défis énergétiques. Seul un tiers de la population a accès à l'électricité, des interruptions fréquentes perturbent le service, plus de 80 % de l'électricité est importée, le bois demeure la source d’énergie principale pour la cuisson et un climat changeant entraîne une hausse des températures et des pressions accrues l’approvisionnement en énergie du pays.

Press Release - Strengthening the adaptation and resilience of rural communities facing climate change in Madagascar

In order to reduce the vulnerability of populations in Madagascar facing the adverse effects of climate change and severe weather events, the UNDP launched a new project on January 27in Antsirabe titled "Improving Adaptation and Resilience to Address Climate Change in the Rural Communities of Analamanga, Atsinanana, Androy, Anosy and Atsimo Andrefana.”

 

Communique de Presse - Face au changement climatique, renforcer les capacités d’adaptation et de résilience des communautés rurales à Madagascar

Afin de réduire la vulnérabilité des populations face aux effets néfastes et pervers du changement climatique et des phénomènes météorologiques, le PNUD a procédé au lancement à Antsirabe du projet « Amélioration des capacités d’adaptation et de résilience face au changement climatique dans les communautés rurales à Analamanga, Atsinanana, Androy, Anosy et Atsimo Andrefana ».

Uganda- News Coverage of CI/EWS Project

Supplement included in the Monitor Newspaper highlighting the launch of the key upper air sounding facility in Uganda and on the national efforts in enhancing climate information and early warning systems in Uganda with UNDP support.

News Release for AF Myanmar Launching Workshop: Yadanarpon - MY

Local news release for the AF Myanmar Launching Workshop, 17 February 2015.

News Release for AF Myanmar Launching Workshop: Voice Weekly - MY

Local news release for the AF Myanmar Launching Workshop, 17 February 2015.

News Release for AF Myanmar Launching Workshop: 7 Day Daily - MY

Local news release for the AF Myanmar Launching Workshop, 17 February 2015.

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