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Fourteen Pacific island countries and Timor Leste are working on 22 projects to increase resilience and improve access to fresh water and energy for island communities.

The projects are funded by the European Union, through their EDF10 Pacific Regional Programme (PRIP). The specific programme ‘Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE)’ costs €35.5 million (FJD 80.7 million) and is administered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), while the PRIP is coordinated by the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat, which acts as the Regional Authorising Officer (RAO) for the overall programme.

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Source: Scoop