Hands holding freshwater mussels in the water

Coconuts, crabs and butterflies: Building resilience in Fiji

Freshwater mussels were once found in abundance in the Nasavu River. They were a staple source of food for the Vitina community members, who live along the banks of the river. For generations, these mussels…

Volcanic eruption from above

When Tonga went quiet

In January, the Climate Resilient Islands team in Tonga should have been preparing for visits to communities across the country. Fresh from a break after the early progress made on the project in 2021, the…

Cecilia speaking to students

The women working for a better world

This year’s International Women’s Day theme, ‘Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’, recognises that it’s only by including women in these systems and roles that we can meet the challenges we are currently facing and build towards a fair and sustainable future for all.

Women across the world are doing incredible work to build this future – including at Live & Learn.

A woman in traditional Tuvaluan clothing stirring a pot of coconut cream

Tasting History: Tuvalu’s first international cookbook

To help preserve their indigenous food knowledge and cultural identity, Tuvalu’s first international cookbook has been created. The cookbook’s name, Tapa aka tou alo, translates into ‘come and have something to eat’ – a Tuvaluan phrase that symbolises the connection between food and community.  

Mr. Pleung Eal stands next to his solar panel

The Renewable Energy Solution for Rural Cambodia

Finding innovative solutions to climate challenges is crucial. This is a key focus of Live & Learn Cambodia. They’re implementing a new project, funded by Johanniter International, aimed at alleviating the challenges of climate change by promoting more productive agricultural practices for small scale farmers.

A family receives ration packages from Live & Learn Fiji

Live & Learn Fiji Responds to the COVID-19 Crisis

The impact of Fiji’s recent COVID-19 outbreak has shocked the Pacific community. Over 39,770 Fijians are currently infected with the virus.

Teachers who participated in the program

Solomon Islands school funds their own WASH program

Access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are essential in schools to provide children with a clean and comfortable learning environment and teach them how to live healthy, happy adult lives.

Child filling water bottle from tap

Papua New Guinea Prepares for Drought Season

Every year droughts have a significant effect on communities in Papua New Guinea. In rural communities that rely on farming, affected crops can lead to food shortages and insecurity.

Emjay smiling and holding a reusable menstrual pad

Menstrual Health Day – It’s Time For Action

The theme for Menstrual Heath Day 2021 is It’s Time for Action. Nobody understands this more than Mary Elizabeth Ramosaea.