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Empowering Pacific Communities: Insights from the Kiwa Initiative Report on NbS

 13 October 2023
Empowering Pacific Communities: Insights from the Kiwa Initiative Report on NbS

Discover valuable insights from the "Kiwa Initiative Regional Capacity Building Needs Assessment to implement Nature-based Solutions (NbS)" report, conducted by our partners the Pacific Community-SPC Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). This report sheds light on the challenges and successes observed within NbS capacity building activities in the Pacific.

Representatives from PICTS shared their experiences and highlighted key areas for improvement, such as the need to recognize local and traditional organizations, address short project timeframes, secure adequate funding, promote social inclusion, and deliver sustainable capacity building activities.

What are the recommendations steeming from this report?
· Capacity Development for NbS Managers
· Capacity Development for NbS Technical Teams
· Raising awareness to strategic Decision-Makers
· Raising awareness to Communities

This report serves as a foundation for the development of a targeted "Kiwa Regional Capacity Building Programme", tailored to address the specific challenges raised.

Explore the full report to delve deeper into these findings:

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