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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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National Logistic Unit Workshop

The Disaster Management Office (DMO) and World Foods Program (WFP) officially started with its National Logistic Unit Workshop on 9th to 10th May 2018. The workshop aimed to: 1) Develop capacity of each agencies in regards to National Logistic Unit …
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Small Grants Program

The government of Samoa attaches great importance to durable, genuine partnerships and therefore has invested heavily to work with the UN agencies including the UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) to support national capacities and efforts to …
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Land and Soil Week Press Release