CRI Programme

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Strengthening Pacific partnerships for food security

4 March 2024

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

4 March 2024

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

5 February 2024

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…

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Women work together for safer farming

1 February 2024

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…

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Resilient fishing in PNG

24 January 2024

In the Climate Resilient Islands programme, communities are incorporating traditional knowledge of ecosystems management into community resilience plans. The ancestors in communities often practised sustainable methods of food growing and gathering, methods that now become…

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Solomon Islands Fact Sheet – Climate Resilient Islands

23 January 2024

The Climate Resilient Islands Programme is working with rural communities in Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga, PNG, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu to strengthen community resilience to the impacts of climate change through nature-based approaches. The Programme has…

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Community Priority Values and Assets in Tonga

22 January 2024

Climate Resilient Islands communities in Tonga were asked to describe their most important values and assets, and their vulnerabilities and risks, to contribute to their Community Resilience Profiles. These ranged from material to natural, as…

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Documenting traditional ecosystem management in Tuvalu

17 January 2024

The natural resources of Vaitupu Island in Tuvalu have been managed by the community for centuries. As part of the CRI programme, Vaitupu recently documented traditional management of resources, in order to understand how they…

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Tonga Community Resilience Profile Summary

15 January 2024

Community Resilience Profiles are the result of partner communities thinking about and mapping their ecosystems and resilience. The profiles contain general information on Tonga’s ecosystems and livelihoods, and forecasts on food security and disaster response,…

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