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  • PacGeo - Pacific Spatial Data Infrastructure

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    PacGeo is an open access geospatial data repository for the Pacific Region providing premier geophysical, geodetic, and marine spatial data sets. Developed through collaboration between the GeoScience Division of Secretariat of the Pacific Community (GSD/SPC), University of Sydney, Geoscience Australia (GA), and GRID-Arendal. The development of PacGeo was combined with targeted training and capacity building activities conducted at the Pacific Maritime Boundary Working Group Meetings, held twice yearly at the University of Sydney and at other ad hoc events in the region.

  • Tourism energy efficiency investment programme in Indonesia

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    Background

    REEEP previously co-financed a low carbon tourism alliance in Fiji. The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) then built on this with a Tourism Energy Efficiency Investment Programme (TEEIP) which assisted Fijian hotels and resorts that were investing in energy efficiency retrofits and leveraged the generation and trading of carbon credits.

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    To design a Tourism Energy Efficiency Investment (TEEIP) framework programme for the Indonesian tourism sector including energy efficiency and carbon offset elements building on WWF’s experience in Fiji

  • 2015 Nutrition country profile: Fiji

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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

  • Climate change, food security, and socioeconomic livelihood in Pacific Islands

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    Climate change projections internationally accepted as being reliable indicate that most countries in the Pacific region will suffer large-scale negative impacts from climate change. These impacts are likely to include elevated air and sea-surface temperatures, increasingly unpredictable rainfall patterns, rising sea levels, and intensification of extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones and El Niño-related droughts.

  • The environment and poverty times

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    The paper features a collection of short articles that focus on the complex links between environment and poverty reduction. The articles discuss how natural resources can contribute to economic growth that also benefits the poor. Focusing at a global level, it presents opportunities that can be created for people to move beyond subsistence levels through entrepreneurship, investments and enabling policies at the national and international levels. Some of the articles featured highlight the following issues:

  • In search of excellence: exemplary forest management in Asia and the Pacific

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    This publication reflects the outcome of an initiative to identify instances of exemplary forest management in the region and examine the core components of high quality forest management in an effort to illustrate good forest management to a wide audience and encourage others to take up some of the most promising ideas, methods and approaches. More than 170 nominations were received from 21 countries in the region. Twenty-eight case studies were selected.