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WISH+ to address Water-Related Disease Risks, Climate Resilience and Biodiversity

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WISH+ to address   Water-Related Disease Risks, Climate Resilience and Biodiversity
(October 13, 2022) Through systems health and Nature-based Solutions approaches, the Watershed Interventions for  Systems Health Plus (WISH+) project, funded under the Kiwa Initiative, will deliver co-benefits for  climate resilience, biodiversity and human health and well-being.   More than 3,000 Fijians will benefit from improved watershed management under the Watershed Interventions  for Systems Health Plus (WISH+) project, which was launched today at the Holiday Inn in Suva.  ...

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WISH Fiji Reduces Water-Related Disease Risk; Facilitates Access to Cleaner Water

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WISH Fiji Reduces Water-Related Disease Risk; Facilitates Access to Cleaner Water
(October 12, 2022) Through a systems approach to watershed management, the Watershed Interventions for Systems Health in Fiji (WISH Fiji) project has provided access to cleaner quality water for over 5,000 residents and has helped reduce the risk of water-related disease in 29 communities across five watersheds in Fiji.   Over the past four years, the WISH Fiji project has worked to transform environmental and public health action from reactive to preventative, while improving systems health of coastal ...

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Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park’s monitoring and surveillance strengthened with support from WCS and IUCN

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Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park’s monitoring and surveillance strengthened with support from WCS and IUCN
(June 02, 2022)   -   The coastal communities of the Nakorotubu District in Ra Province now have ten fish wardens and a patrol boat to help monitor and safeguard Fiji’s largest conservation park, established as a partnership between local communities and tourism operators.   

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Traditional leaders of Ovalau launch an island-scale plan to manage resources sustainably

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Traditional leaders of Ovalau launch an island-scale plan to manage resources sustainably
(May 27, 2022)   -   With support from WCS, an entire island, with a population of about 9,000, has come together to commit to an integrated approach of natural resource management where the cumulative impact of human activities will be managed with the aim of balancing sustainable development with biodiversity protection.

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