Innovation Digest for Kiribati

Impact stories, useful information, country data and more

Kiribati 2018 SDG Index Country Profile

The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Kiribati’s 2018 Voluntary National Review on the SDGs

Kiribati submitted its first Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Goals in 2018 to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The report tracks the progress Kiribati has made so far towards each of the 17 SDGs and 169 targets.

Combating Rising Ocean Waters and Lack of Fresh Water

The people of Kiribati are finding innovative ways of dealing with the impact of climate change on infrastructure and agriculture – from housing on stilts and solar power to growing vegetables hydroponically in PVC pipes.

Tackling Mosquito-borne Diseases

Kiribati’s health authority has partnered with the World Mosquito Program to implement a new method of reducing mosquitoes’ ability to transmit diseases like Dengue and Zika.

The Kiribati Climate Action Network

The Kiribati Adaptation Program implements climate innovations such as mangrove planting, construction of sea walls and rainwater harvesting.