Donor Organization: USAID (Coral Triangle Support Programme)

Exeuctive & Partner Organization: 

  • Executive: MECDM Implementing
  • Partners: WorldFish and WWF Solomon Island Program


This project is implementing the Year 3 Activities of the Coral Triangle Support Programme (CTSP) in Solomon Islands. The main activity is the development and trialing of a Vulnerability & Adaptation (V & A) Assessment for use in rural communities in Solomon Islands especially as part of community based resource management (CBRM).

Aim: To develop a V & A Assessment tool as part of CBRM that will be adopted by National/ Provincial governments for use in communities.


  • To develop a national strategy and framework for CBRM using GERUSA as a model site and using lessons from GERUSA begin a phased implementation in priority provinces at the community, province and national level 
  • To design and develop capacity building and institutional support strategy for CBRM at community, province and national level and develop appropriate training guides and materials to support CBRM nationally
  • To undertake provincial and community level rapid climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment in priority provinces and GERUSA integration site
  • To identify appropriate community level adaptation strategies in communities in priority provinces (train WWF staff to undertake in Gizo integration site) and implement at GERUSA integration site .

Location: Focus is now on GERUSA (Gela/Russell/Savo) and GIZO (WP) integration sites in line with CTSP priorities 

Time Frame: October 2010- September 2011

Total Cost/Budget: 

  • 2010: USD 30,000
  • 2011: USD120,000
  • 2012: USD 60,000
  • 2013: USD 40,000

Status: Complete

Sector: Marine and Coastal Fisheries

Expected Outputs/Outcomes: 

  1. Strengthened instittutional support strategy for Community Based Resource Management (CBRM) at community, provincial and national level

Contact Person(s):

  • Agnetha Vave Karamui (Chief Environment Officer), MECDM, (677) 23031

National Climate Change Policy: N/A

Amount of Project Budget Spent to Date: N/A

Percentage of Project Budget Spent to Date: N/A