Field visit with the Kiwa Initiative’s donors, PICTS representatives and partners, in Fiji
On May 15th, the Kiwa Initiative donors representatives of France, European Union, Canada, Australia, New Zealand with PICT representatives from Micronesia and Melanesia, and its partners SPC, SPREP, IUCN, went to Raviravi village, Macuata, Vanua Levu (Fiji).The delegation visited the Kiwa local project "Restoring mangroves for livelihoods in Fiji".
This project aims to develop mangrove rehabilitation and protection as an effective #NbS to mitigate the impacts of climate change.
The field mission allows the donors and communities to meet and underlign the importance of mangrove forests rehabilitation and protection, as well as Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs) as an effective NbS to address the the challenges of climate change in the area.
We warmly thank the communities for their involvment and warm welcome, Community Centred Conservation (C3) overseeing the project, and IUCN, managing Kiwa Initiative local projects among the Pacific Islands countries.