THE Government has allocated $319.9 million for climate related projects in 2017/2018 with 36 projects designated as climate adaptation and 13 as climate mitigation.

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum made the announcement in the 2017/2018 Budget yesterday.

The 2017/2018 Budget contains a wide range of allocations designed to adapt the Fijian economy to the reality of climate change and carry out life-saving work to prepare Fiji for more severe climate effects that are predicted to impact the country.

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Source: The Fiji Times