SOPAC Compendium Project
SOPAC Compendium Project
Digital collection of the entire body of knowledge of CCOP/SOPAC from 1972 to 2010

Listing Projects - Country of Marshall Islands (1246)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Support Capacity Building activities within SOPAC technical programmes and within CROP initiatives. Lectures delivered in undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses relating to Earth and Marine Science, and Marine Law and Policy at the University of the South Pacific; Resource inputs to training workshops convened by SOPAC as well as other organizations provided; Resource material developed and available. Thesis supervision for postgraduate students at USP. Coastal Processes (CP) Training
Upgrade of Communications and Data Storage Improved Internet access, improved data storage and backup. Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Activity/Task 2006
EDF8/9 Reducing Vulnerability of Pacific ACP States: KRA2 (Water and Sanitation) The following activities were delivered under KRA2 (Water and Sanitation) of the EDF8/9 Project, with reports completed for all of the mentioned activities Coastal Processes (CP) Project 2007
National Disaster Management Arrangement, including the NDMO National Disaster Management Arrangement, including the NDMO, reviewed and institutional strengthening plans agreed with National Governments at the rate of at least two countries per year to ensure 80% of member countries benefit by 2009. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2006
Ocean Energy Program To monitor and assess technical data, information and advice on alternative marine energy resources, with particular focus on OTEC and, wave and tidal energy, in order to determine their feasibility for utilization within the region. Energy (E) Activity/Task 2000
Develop a Regional Database System for Member Countries to Store and Retrieve Water and Sanitation Information Select and establish an appropriate database system to enable all member countries to store various types of water and sanitation information. Continue to disseminate information through the WASP virtual library and the small island water information network (SIWIN) that have recently been established at SOPAC. Provide training to use the database system. Provide a regional archive to store individual country information as a backup copy. Water and Sanitation (WS) Activity/Task 1998
ACP/EU Natural Disaster Facility – Support for National Action Plans The Secretariat finalised and signed a Contribution Agreement with the ACP Secretariat in Brussels and the EU Pacific Delegation in April 2009 to facilitate funding and technical support for the development and implementation of DRM National Action Plans (NAPs) and related capacity building activities for the 14 Pacific ACP States. The total value of support for the Pacific under the Facility is €1.868 million over 4 years. The Natural Disaster Facility will also support on-going implementation work for the Pacific Disaster Net DRM (Disaster Risk Reduction) web information portal. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Policy and Governance 2010
Assessment of Deepsea Minerals 1) Collect, collates, and interpret relevant data on deepsea mineral resources, and prepare promotional reports on deposits within Marshall Islands EEZ; 2) SOPAC could establish offshore or deep sea minerals database and bibliography 3) Prepare summary report on crust resources to educate, increase awareness of resources available, and give advice. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 1991
Institutionalise Professional Development Courses Accredited courses offered at recognized institutions. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Training 2003
Pacific Island Climate Update The Pacific Island Climate Update (ICU) project is implemented by SOPAC, in collaboration with SPREP and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand, and supported by NZAID (NIWA). Uncategorised (UC) Bulletin/Newsletter 2009