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 Samoa (1392)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Regional Minerals Exploration Program Continue to seek the integration of all existing information on geology and known mineral occurrences to include in the minerals database. Offer advice to member countries with the assistance of agencies such as UNCTAD to organise training courses on policy issues including negotiations with the private sector. Minerals (M) Activity/Task 1997
Regional Biomass Resource Assessment To assess the biomass resource in a number of member countries (Cook Is, Fiji, FSM, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu) and to prepare a management plan for the future effective use and management of the resource. This project helped ensure that member countries are able to better assess and manage their relatively scarce biomass resources. Energy (E) Project 2000
Disaster Risk Management training programmes institutionalised within the region Accredited training programme developed in partnership with USP. Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Activity/Task 2007
CROP ICT Working Group To define guidelines for regional organisations and give advise to countries in terms of Information and Communication Technologies at the technical level but also at the policy level. Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Activity/Task 2002
3rd World Water Forum Review Future role of the Partnership Facilitators, and the Mechanism for the Operation of the Partnership and input into 4th World Water Forum 2006. Water and Sanitation (WS) Technical Review 2004
Energy Resource Assessment Review of existing energy resource data and information, including the collection of new energy resource data, analysis and reporting. Energy (E) Activity/Task 2009
Wave Energy in the Pacific - Technical Publication Technical publication prepared, printed and distributed. Energy (E) Report 2005
Time Series Variation - Kairei Cruise Bathymetric and geophysical (magnetic and gravity) mapping were conducted by R/V Kairei to study the timeseries variation in Southeast Pacific Ocean. Cruises (C) Activity/Task 1999
In-Country MapInfo Workshop To train technicians from the various government departments. To show the benefit of the use of GIS to high level decision-makers. SOPAC has initiated the development of in country Computer Mapping experience and has shown that the sustainability of these projects can only be achieved if proper training is supplied in-country. The training would involve the relevant government organisation and all other users or potential users in the country. These would include Agriculture, Environment, Fisheries, Forestry, Lands and Survey, Utilities and Urban Planning. Geographical Information Systems/Remote Sensing (GIS) Activity/Task 2001
Underway Marine Geophysical Data Management at Techsec: Proposal for Reorganization The main objective of the proposed work is to enable SOPAC to run ORSTOM's last version of GEOMER and to develop specific capabilities to meet SOPAC member countries needs within SOPAC Work Programme. The GEOMER database is dedicated to the management of marine geophysical data, it allows fast retrieval Data Management (DM) Proposal 1990