Donor Organization: European Union (EU)
Exeuctive & Partner Organization: USP through its regional campuses. Partner: USAID (DAI) for Coastal Community Adaptation and SPREP
The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) is an initiative that was launched in 2007 by the European Commission with the intention to deepen dialogue and cooperation on climate change between the European Union and the poor developing countries that are most vulnerable to climate change, in particular the Least Developed Countries (LCDs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDs). The Pacific Component of the Intra-ACP project in support of the GCCA under the 10th EDF is being implemented by the University of the South Pacific through the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PACE-SD). It focuses on three key result areas:
- capacity building;
- community engagement and adaptive actions and
- applied research.
The key result areas are in line with the national priorities and indicative adaptive actions of Pacific ACP (PACP) countries benefitting from the project alongside that of USP’s expertise and network of centres and campuses. The objective is for the Development and strenghtening of Pacific ACP countries capacity to adapt to the impacts of Climate change.
Location: Solomon Islands : Nagotano (Ngella), Aorigi (San Catalina), Ngawawa (Reef Islands).
Time Frame: 2011-2014
Total Cost/Budget: €8 million Euros (for all 15 ACP Countries) approximately SBD$350,000.00 per annum for Solomon Islands
Improvement of the level of understanding of climate change in the region through formal and informal trainings; practical on the ground adaptation activities at the community level and applied research 2.- It is also expected that the project will contribute to the establishment of a network of local, national and regional specialists on climate change who will support communities, governments within PACP countries, NGOs and regional organizations in their efforts to address the effects of climate change through a long-term and sustainable approach.
National Climate Change Policy: N/A
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