As part of the Australian Government's International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative (ICCAI), the Pacific Adaptation Strategies Assistance Program (PASAP) and its successor, the Pacific- Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning (PACCSAP) program, aim to strengthen partner country capacity to assess vulnerability to climate change and develop robust adaptation strategies.
21st May, 2019 A one week training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for participants from government ministries, NGO’s and private sectors is currently underway at Moulton Hall, Nuku’alofa.
02th May 2019 Working with communities is critical to ensure that climate resilience and disaster risk reduction programs we want implemented do work, Tonga’s Manu Manuofetau said at the first Pacific Resilience Meeting here in Suva this afternoon.
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On Friday, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway began his visit to the Pacific region. His first stop was Tonga where he was warmly welcomed by King Tupou. During the weekend His Royal Highness has highlighted climate change in Tonga.
Matangi Tonga Online, 8th April 2019
A group of students from Cornell University, an Ivy League research university in Ithaca, New York, were in Nuku’alofa last week to look at the impact of climate change in Tonga as part of their Spring break workshop focusing on the Pacific.
The Government of Tonga has obtained a grant from the Asian Development Bank to implement the Climate Resilience Sector Project (CRSP), which will mainstream climate resilience into development planning and address country priorities focusing on the most vulnerable sectors and communities. The project was initiated in 2012; however, the project mobilized the Project Management Unit (PMU) Consultant in March 2016. The Consultancy services were originally contracted for 30 months up to September 2018.
The no objection procedure (NObP) is a Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Government of Tonga process that is carried out by the National Designated Authority (NDA) on all projects and programmes intending to apply for funding from the GCF.
18th October 2018 The Department of Climate Change in cooperation with EU-GIZ ACSE and GCF Readiness Programme called into session its second installment of the National Climate Change Donor Roundtable, discussing Climate Change Initiatives in Tonga and its linkages to national, regional