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GEF-SGP-UNDP funds the Moataa Walkway Bridge

Moataa village is located in near the town of Apia. The village is rich in wetland areas (mangroves) which are affected by many developments along the wetlands. However, over the years the community have experienced the swells of tide moving …
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Plastic Ban Initiative Consultations

A new era is in place for Samoa as the island nation works towards phasing out a range of single-use plastics, joining global efforts to save our environment from the impact of plastics. As of January 2019, the Government aims …
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Another Successful Community Project Funded through SGP/GEF

The Ministry was invited to the grand opening of Small Grants Programme (SGP) Project titled “Puipuiga o Eleele ma Siosiomaga o Lufilufi”, led by the Womens Committee of Lufilufi. The ceremony was started with an official prayer led by Rev …
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First Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) and Disaster Recovery Framework (DRF) Workshop conducted for the Water and Sanitation Sector

On the 15-18th May 2018, a Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Disaster Recovery Framework Workshop was conducted for all Implementing Agencies and Stakeholders of the Water and Sanitation sector at the DBS Building, Level 6 Conference Room with more than …
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INTRODUCTION The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) is commemorating, for the first time ever, its ‘LAND AND SOIL’ week with particular emphasis and focus on the importance of SOILS as a natural resource in supporting life and its …
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Ministers Advisory Committee Site Inspection

The Ministers Advisory Committee concluded with its site inspection for the islands of Upolu and Savaii. The purpose of this site inspection is to assess all sites and environmental concerns raised by the Advisory committee members. Keep in mind, the …
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Access and Benefit Sharing Consultations in Samoa

The Ministry through the Division of Environment and Conservation (DEC) had concluded with its consultation programs within communities around Samoa for the past 3 weeks in regards to “Access and Benefit Sharing”. This is derived from Samoa’s agreement on the …
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