The government of Samoa is trying to tidy up its fragmented environment strategies, plans and policies. With UNDP help it is strengthening its technical and institutional capacities, reports an Asia-Pacific Journalism reporter.
Report – By Sonja Schalin
Samoa has embarked on a new project to boost implementation of the Rio Conventions just two weeks after the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) conference in Apia had strongly shown the importance of effective climate change policies.
The US$1 million project involves cooperation between the Samoan government and UNDP and is funded by Global Environment Facility, the largest environmental fund.
The aim of the project is to strengthen technical and institutional capacities for better implementation of the three Rio Conventions. Read more »