Innovation Digest for Solomon Islands

Impact stories, useful information, country data and more

Training Taxi Drivers as First Responders in Emergencies

The strain on emergency services following natural disasters has led to the idea of training taxi drivers as first responders. Where hospitals may only have a small fleet of ambulances and international aid may not arrive for a few days, this innovation could save many lives.

Climate Change Adaptations Programme

The Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Island Region Programme (CCCPIR) is jointly implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and the German Agency for International Cooperation. The aim of the Programme is to strengthen the country’s capacity to cope with climate change.