Empowering Community for watershed management and resilient to climate change negative impacts on water security
Large riverine Watershed areas are subject to degradation from human settlements and their small holding agricultural activities in Vanuatu. With the increasing population in the urban areas that are part of the watershed, such ecosystems are vulnerable to degradation by human activities. Further aggrevation by the climate risks such as water scarcity there will be increase human activities in the watershed areas in search for water availability but at the same time contribute to environmental problems such as waste disposal, destructive fishing and wild forest hunting activties, poor sanitation and logging etc... The project will target to raise awareness on watershd management and build community water security to cope with climate change threats such as droughts.

Project Snapshot

Grantee: WELAG Committee
Country: Vanuatu
Area Of Work: Community Based Adaptation
International Waters
Operational Phase: Phase 5
Grant Amount: US$ 34,000.00
Co-Financing Cash: US$ 2,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind: US$ 29,000.00
Project Number: VUT/SGP/OP5/Yr5/IW/Core/16/07
Start Date: 8/2017
End Date: 6/2019
Status: Not active yet
Project Characteristics and Results
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
A brochure will be produced and a photostory of the project will be developed and dessiminated. The grantee will join the government and private sector dialogue for replication
Inovative Financial Mechanisms
A lessons learnt will be developed for the project for new comminication
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Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 1

Grantee Contact

Mr Roy Matariki
Email: rmatariki@gmail.com


D'York Street, Independece Park
Port vila ,



SGP Country office contact

Ms. Leah Silas Nimoho
Phone: 678 26034
Fax: 678 26034
Email: LeahN@unops.org


SGP-Vanuatu, VANGO Office, Private Mail Bag 9096, LINI HIGH WAY, Port Vila, Vanuatu
PORT VILA, South West Pacific, PMB 9096