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Sisters helping sisters: Skill building in the Solomon Islands

Women in the Solomon Islands are reshaping their futures and bettering the communities they live in. Live & Learn Solomon Islands recently conducted training for women in three different communities to help empower them with…

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An opportunity for a healthy life

Kilikali Settlement, located in Nasinu outside of Suva, has been making significant strides in environmental consciousness and community empowerment. At sixty years of age with an amputated leg, Viliame Umu saw Live and Learn’s Atoll…

Emali standing next to her garden, which is growing green leafy vegetables

How Emali and her garden are growing together

Matainaborosisi settlement in Fiji is a small community with 28 households and a population of over 60 people. Located in the vicinity of Veisari, this settlement primarily engages in subsistence farming for food security, their…

Men floating in boats near mangroves

Resilience in the mangroves

Marai village in Papua New Guinea contains about 300 people who live in three hamlets that are situated behind vast mangrove forests. The Climate Resilient Islands programme is helping to document their knowledge about this…

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Women take the lead to protect their communities

Women in Solomon Islands have been putting their skills and knowledge towards disaster preparedness through a program focused on ensuring communities are ready for an emergency. Members of four women’s church groups have been receiving…

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Strengthening Pacific partnerships for food security

Crops weren’t the only thing being grown at Live & Learn’s Pacific Food Week last month, with connections between different country teams also being nurtured. Alongside learning many technical skills, including food processing methods and…

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Growing towards resilience at Pacific Food Week

Pacific Island nations face many challenges to their food resilience, but there is also huge knowledge and opportunity throughout the region to help overcome these difficulties. Factors like limited arable land, sea level rise and…

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Boosting food security through farming tool kits in Fiji

Eighty-three households in the villages of Kavula and Banikea in the district of Lekutu, Bua, received farming tool kits from Live & Learn Fiji, as part of the Climate Resilient Islands programme. The CRI programme…

Women work together for safer farming

In December 2023, Live & Learn Papua New Guinea visited Katangan village. The community lives below a steep and rocky mountain range facing the coast. Due to the availability of land and soil quality people…