Adapting Tuna-dependent Pacific Island Communities and Economies to Climate Change


Objectives: Making tuna-dependent Pacific Island economies and communities more resilient to climate change by increasing the supply of tuna for domestic consumption as an adaption to degradation of coral reefs and the resulting food insecurity for vulnerable populations and ushering in the reforms needed to minimize the risks for citizens of countries with economies that are vulnerable to climate-driven redistribution of tuna

Countries: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands. Niue, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu

Results Area(s): Most vulnerable people and communities; Health and well-being, and food and water security; Ecosystem and ecosystem services

Status: Concept Note endorsed

GCF Financing: US$ 70.2 million

Co-financing: US$ 50.7 million

Contact​ Information: Steven Panfil



Yellowfin and Bigeye Tuna
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