Innovation Digest for Kiribati
Impact stories, useful information, country data and more
The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards report presents a revised and updated assessment of countries’ distance to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World Bank data on social and economic indicators.
Kiribati has launched a project to update data on households and institutions across the nation’s 23 inhabited islands to improve development planning, ensuring that resources are allocated based on accurate information from across all of Kiribati’s remote communities.
The Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT), one of the region’s leading tertiary institutions, has been granted accreditation as a higher education and training institution by the Pacific Board for Educational Quality (PBEQ).
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.
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.
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 Adaptation Program implements climate innovations such as mangrove planting, construction of sea walls and rainwater harvesting.