Through the Managing Coastal Aquifers Project, leaders in Palau, the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu are working together to combine science, technology and traditional knowledge to make water sourcing climate resilient.  

This project will provide safe drinking water to 12,500 people — a significant accomplishment in an area where 45% lack access — and it is also a demonstration of how South-South collaboration and traditional expertise and control can bring about progress in resilience. This kind of community-based growth is crucial for sustainable development in SIDS, as islanders have a long, valuable history of implementing green solutions.  

Read the update from the Pacific Community here.