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USAID Rolls Out Pacific-American Climate Fund in Apia
July 16, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held a workshop for select civil society, academic and private sector organizations on Wednesday, July 16 to announce the five-year, USD $24-million Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) at the Tanoa Tusitala Conference Center.

Administered by Partners for Global Research and Development, PACAM awards grants to the abovementioned organizations to support innovative projects that reduce long-term vulnerabilities associated with climate change and provide additional "co-benefits", such as livelihood enhancement, food security, improved health, better governance, and sustainable natural resource management.

During the PACAM's official launch in March of this year, USAID/Pacific Islands Mission Director Gloria D. Steele said, "PACAM will support initiatives that will help reduce long-term vulnerabilities associated with climate change and achieve a sustainable, climate-resilient development at community level."

"This project demonstrates the U.S. Government's continuing commitment to expand its engagement with the Pacific region," Director Steele added.

May 19, 2014

Building on the recent National Women’s Forum sponsored by the Embassy and the Government of Papua New Guinea, the Embassy is pleased to announce a comprehensive program to advance inclusive and sustainable development in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARB).

May 16, 2014

U.S. Ambassador Walter North officially launched the Women’s Peace Building Initiatives Project in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ARB) today. He was joined by officials from the Government of the ARB, representatives from civil society and from the international community.

May 8, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its implementing partner FHI 360, is addressing tropical disease endemics in Papua New Guinea.

US Government to Launch Grant Facility to Support Climate Change Initiatives  in the Pacific Islands Region
April 30, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching the five-year Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) in Suva on March 26 to help communities in Pacific Island countries adapt to effects of climate change.

US, Germany Partner to Boost Climate Change Resilience of Solomon Islands
March 27, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Germany’s aid agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ- commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development- BMZ), entered into a new partnership today to support the Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Programme (CHICHAP) in the Solomon Islands.

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Last updated: July 17, 2014

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