Climate Resilience

A woman taking pandanus leaves out of a large pot of boiling water

The women weaving climate resilience

6 January 2023

Every week, women in villages like Valeni and Naiqaqi come together to weave their traditional mats. An important part of their traditional knowledge and culture, these are used for homes and for special occasions, making…

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People having a discussion outside a village home

Climate resilience through community connections

6 January 2023

Climate resilience is not only about science and the environment or infrastructure and energy. A key part of it is people: collaboration and cooperation are essential to implementing the pathways towards resilience. This means that…

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A village community enjoying a meal together

How coming together can create change in Dreketi

6 January 2023

Coral reefs once ran along the shoreline of Dreketi, the village elders say. These reefs acted as a natural barrier from storm surges and strong waves, keeping the ocean at bay and protecting the village,…

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Beach and mangroves at sunrise

Maintaining the Naiqaqi they know: Indigenous knowledge in climate resilience

4 October 2022

Download this story here. Not far from the village of Naiqaqi there is an island the villagers use for foraging. When the tide is low, it can be reached by foot. Lairo, a type of…

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FAO Sustainable Land Management Guide & Farmer Technical Manual

21 September 2022

These documents were produced as part of a Global Environment Facility funded project, ‘Integrated Forest management in the Solomon Islands’ (GCP/SOI/001/GFF), led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Solomon Islands, in…

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Finding where we are on the map

4 August 2022

Without understanding our place in a system, we don’t know how to adapt most effectively when part of that system changes. As climate change continues to impact the Pacific, the local structures and ecosystems of…

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Atoll Food Futures Fact Sheet

1 August 2022

Atoll Food Futures (AFF) is a three year multi-country project operating in Tuvalu, Kiribati and Fiji. Through AFF Live & Learn hopes to improve food production using various methods, with an emphasis on local knowledge and community based solutions.

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A man and a woman holding an image of a red canoe, their resilience symbol

A voyage into the unknown: Adapting to a changing world

28 July 2022

Long ago, Pasifika ancestors set out from their homes to find new lands scattered throughout the ocean. These people innovated with boats and navigation methods, refining them as they went, with strength and optimism helping…

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A river bend with trees on either side

The Big Picture: Connections in a complex system

28 July 2022

The Naiqaqi River runs through the entire village and all the ecosystems it comprises. It flows from the rainforests on the surrounding mountains past the mangroves on the riverbank, through the plantations and farms to…

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