Oceania

Projects

SuperflySuperfly report to IUCN Special Initiatives Grant

IUCN provided Superfly, Ltd. with a US$10,000 grant to create an enabling environment for bicycling in Solomon Islands rural areas. Bicycles represent a fantastic transport solution for rural Solomon Islands people to save time, money, and both improve and maintain their fitness. 

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waste 2 artLami Waste-to-Art Workshop & Suva Harbour Coastal Clean-up

The Waste-to-Art initiative began in April 2015 and was designed to raise awareness on coastal & marine pollution issues, bringing engagement in material efficiency and waste management onto the table for IUCN ORO’s Sustainable Energy Programme to supplement the ongoing efforts of the LifeCycle Pacific initiative to facilitate the development of the old Lami Dump site into a recreational park featuring bicycle tracks and amenities for the public. Project completed 

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Improving the quality of Fiji’s freshwater clam fishery

Improving livelihoods of rural communities in Fiji by increasing economic benefits from Fiji’s kai fishery by addressing food safety issues.

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Managing marine areas

Spatial planning and evidence of the economic benefits of marine and coastal biodiversity can strengthen the management of these vital ecosystems. We are working with partners to undertake this work in selected Pacific Island countries.

 


Safeguarding Honiara's water source

IUCN is helping inspire communities who own the catchment area which supplies Honiara's water to preserve the ecosystem for themselves and their children. Project completed


Healthy forests

Through the project, Mangrove Rehabilitation for Sustainably-Managed Healthy Forests (MARSH) Project, IUCN engages the PNG Government, academic institutions in PNG and other partners to build capacity and strengthen sustainable mangrove management at the local and national levels. Project completed


Addressing key issues facing coastal marine resources

We are helping to improve management of coastal and marine resources and enabling the sharing of best practices amongst communities and conservation practitioners. Our efforts are focussed in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste and Vanuatu. Project completed


A coalition for green growth

With this project IUCN Oceania seeks to create a strong and effective coalition of Pacific Island leaders in key development sectors who can drive the introduction and implementation of green growth and sustainability principles in policy and decision making in their countries. Project completed


Enabling access to clean energy

Through this project, IUCN Oceania will assist all Pacific Island Countries in providing support to the development and implementation of environmentally sustainable energy policies and a number of renewable energy and energy efficiency pilot projects focusing on ecosystem conservation and livelihood enhancement. 


Protecting mangroves for the future

With this project IUCN Oceania seeks to address the key challenges of mangrove management to increase the resilience of the Pacific people to climate change and improve livelihoods. Project completed

 

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