Regional Archive November 2013

ADB to Help Samoa Boost Energy Security and Hydro Electricity

APIA, SAMOA – Samoa will reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and improve its energy sector’s resilience to future natural disasters with a $23.8 million project funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to rehabilitate three small hydropower plants on Upolu and construct three new hydropower plants on Upolu and Savai’i.

Pacific Community Discusses Possible New Members

Members of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) are discussing crucial and substantive issues relating to the Canberra Agreement of 1947 – the founding treaty of SPC.

Solar Powered Lights to Light Up RMI Streets

11 November 2013, Suva Fiji: Urban centres in the Republic of the Marshall Islands will soon be lit through solar powered street lighting systems.