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December 20, 2018

Signing of Record of Discussions on Technical Cooperation Project with Samoa: Support for strengthening climate resilience in the Pacific region

On December 20, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the Independent State of Samoa for the Project for Capacity Building on Climate Resilience in the Pacific, a technical cooperation project.

The project aims to enhance climate resilience in the Pacific region by expanding training functionality at the Pacific Climate Change Center (PCCC), which is under construction with grant aid to become a center for climate change training in the Pacific region. The PCCC will provide regional training in climate change adaptation, mitigation, and access to climate finance.*

* Climate finance refers to public, private, bilateral and multilateral fiscal support provided with the objective of contributing to support for climate change action.

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country Independent State of Samoa
Project title The Project for Capacity Building on Climate Resilience in the Pacific
Planned implementation period 36 months
Executing agency Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
Target region 14 countries in the Pacific region including Samoa
Specific project details (provisional) Regional training in climate change (adaptation, mitigation and access to climate finance) for government officials in the Pacific region.


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