Renovated and restocked three community nurseries in Nui, Nanumanga and Nukulaelae with planting materials.
Supplied the main government nursery in Funafuti with improved varieties of planting materials imported from SPC’s Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees.
Prepared nursery management training materials.
Trained DoA officers, casual workers and kapule community members on nursery management and plant propagation.
Collected seedlings and plant cuttings for propagation from other islands and organized import of seeds and planting materials.
Procured nursery equipment, planting materials and supplies.
Delivered 6 000 tissue culture plantlets in three batches.
Propagated and distributed 2 003 improved planting materials, including climate-resilient varieties with proven demonstrable salt- and drought-tolerant traits.
Conducted participatory rural appraisal and identified Cyclone Pam-affected households for crop and livestock production assistance.
Distributed planting and fencing materials, compost, fertilizers and small-hand tools to 35 households.
Distributed fencing materials to 60 households to repair damaged piggery fences.
Trained 70 participants on propagation, transplanting, crop and tree planting, farm management and animal husbandry.
Conducted two workshops for 15 participants on institutional analysis for disaster risk management (DRM) in the main island of Funafuti.
Developed new emergency preparedness framework guidelines for staff training.