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  • 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.

  • Economic impact of natural disasters on development in the Pacific

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    This report responds to a lack in practical materials for measuring the impacts of natural disasters. It comprises two key resources:a research report which demonstrates how past natural hazards in Fiji, Niue, Tuvalu and Vanuatu have resulted in significant short-term and long-term direct, indirect and intangible impacts.The case studies suggest that natural hazards have a considerable economic impact on development in the Pacific and often lead to deterioration in the quality of life of Pacific Island communities.

  • Climate Change: The Fiji Islands Response

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    This report presents an overview of national circumstances as they relate to climate change. It also presents a greenhouse gas inventory, analyses mitigation strategies, a vulnerability assessment and adaptation assessments and options. An overview of policies and programmes relating to the implementation of the UNFCCC is also presented, including identified project concepts for further refinement and funding.

  • INDC of Fiji

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    Sector specific reduction focusing on a renewable energy target for electricity generation. In addition a general emissions reduction by improvements in energy efficiency economy wide. The target is for the renewable energy share in electricity generation to approach 100% by 2030 from around 60% in 2013. In addition an indicative reduction of 10% CO2 emissions for energy efficiency improvements economy wide will be sought.These measures will reduce CO2 emissions in the energy sector by around 30% from BAU by 2030.

  • 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.