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USAID announces first group of successful PACAM grant applicants
September 3, 2014

APIA, SAMOA—The Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the first tranche of civil society organizations which have submitted successful applications for PACAM grants.

The nine civil society organizations (CSOs) which were successful in their grant applications are: Aquaculture Technologies of the Marshall Islands; College of Micronesia; CARE International in Papua New Guinea; Conservation International in Papua New Guinea; Marine and Environmental Research Institute of Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia; Matuaileoo Environment Trust, Inc., Samoa (METI); Namdrik Atoll Development Association, Marshall Islands; Natural Resources Development Foundation, Solomon Islands; and the University of Fiji.

The PACAM grants will be used for implementing projects that assist communities in the Pacific region to adapt to the impacts of climate change, in collaboration with partners from the NGO community, academe, and the private sector. Total funding for projects in the first group is approximately $5.4 million.

Pretest for National HIV/AIDS Prevalence Survey in PNG Completed
June 12, 2013

USAID, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and the Australian Agency for International Development are supporting the first-ever Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey (IBBS) to help identify the drivers of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

US Launches Climate Change Projects in the Pacific
June 12, 2013

United States Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu, Frankie A. Reed, and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director for the Philippines and the Pacific Islands Gloria D. Steele led the launching of the U.S. Government’s new projects that will help the Pacific Islands cope with climate change.

United States donates Reverse Osmosis Machines to the  Marshall Islands to Assist with Drought Relief
March 13, 2013

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is donating two reverse osmosis machines to enhance drought response capability of the Government of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI).

United States Launches Project to Build  Community Resilience to Climate Change
March 1, 2013

Pari, Papua New Guinea — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Coastal Community Adaptation Project (C-CAP), a new five-year project that will build the resilience of vulnerable communities across 12 Pacific Island countries to climate change.

February 12, 2013

United States Ambassador to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu, Frankie A. Reed, Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Works, Transport and Public Utilities, , Commander Francis Kean and University of the South Pacific (USP) Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Rajesh Chandra, today led the inaugural event for a training program supported by the U.S. Government that will promote clean energy in the Pacific Islands.

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