Fiji Time: 8:10 AM on Wednesday 13 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$44m grant to fight effects of climate change

By DAWN GIBSON
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Update:1:55PM THE United States government this morning confirmed a $US24million ($F44million) grant to 12 Pacific Island countries to help mitigate the impact of climate change within the region.

The five-year grant will work on an application basis, whereby civil society organisations (CSOs) which deal with climate change apply to gain funds to get their projects off the ground, explained USAID Pacific Islands mission director Gloria Steele.

"The Pacific-American Climate Fund will support initiatives that will help reduce long-term vulnerabilities associated with climate change and achieve a sustainable, climate-resilient development at community level," Ms Steele said this morning.  








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62490.6059
JPY 55.775352.7753
GBP 0.36310.3551
EUR 0.41240.4004
NZD 0.70890.6759
AUD 0.64830.6233
USD 0.48800.4710

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 12th, December, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Shattered
  2. Tabuya denial
  3. Year 13 results out tomorrow
  4. New waterways minister 'Reddy'
  5. Culture spoken and alive
  6. FNU gold medalist dedicates success to his family
  7. Jail for sex attack
  8. MP under investigation
  9. Barbara defying all odds
  10. Unprofessional service

Top Stories this Week

  1. SODELPA releases candidates' names for 2018 elections Saturday (09 Dec)
  2. Good Samaritan helps out Thursday (07 Dec)
  3. Shattered Tuesday (12 Dec)
  4. Call of duty Thursday (07 Dec)
  5. Qiliho calls to regulate cyber space Sunday (10 Dec)
  6. Fiji Airways begins Japan direct flights Wednesday (06 Dec)
  7. SOCIAL MEDIA Alleged racist comments inquiry Monday (11 Dec)
  8. The lively Asena Friday (08 Dec)
  9. A-G: PM will make decision Wednesday (06 Dec)
  10. Banuve's challenge Friday (08 Dec)