Seeing is believing indeed

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On the Vaiala seawall. The seawall was launched one year ago in December 2015 and is an example of government’s efforts to ensure coastal resilience to the effects of climate change.

On the Vaiala seawall. The seawall was launched one year ago in December 2015 and is an example of government’s efforts to ensure coastal resilience to the effects of climate change. (Photo: samoagovt.ws)

Samoa is hosting the 15th meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund this week.

It started on Tuesday and it ends today.

M.N.R.E. C.E.O., Suluimalo Amataga Penaia, presents to Board Members on the Alaoa Telemetry Station’s Early Warning System.
M.N.R.E. C.E.O., Suluimalo Amataga Penaia, presents to Board Members on the Alaoa Telemetry Station’s Early Warning System.
ologata and his E.P.C. team provided information on Samoa’s renewable energy plans and difficulties faced in the aftermath of Cyclone Evan.
ologata and his E.P.C. team provided information on Samoa’s renewable energy plans and difficulties faced in the aftermath of Cyclone Evan.
S.W.A. Managing Director, Seugamaalii Jammie Saena, explains water treatment processes and supply and demand at the Alaoa Water Treatment Plant.Seugamaalii also talked about challenges in recovery of the Plant after Cyclone Evan.
S.W.A. Managing Director, Seugamaalii Jammie Saena, explains water treatment processes and supply and demand at the Alaoa Water Treatment Plant.Seugamaalii also talked about challenges in recovery of the Plant after Cyclone Evan.

On Tuesday, board members were taken on a field visit to several sites along the Vaisigano Watershed Area, where they saw first-hand the effects and efforts to recover from extreme weather events and climate change.

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