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Fiji Sun Onine, 4th August 2018

A climate change activist will represent Fiji and those from the Pacific affected by climate change at the Global Cli­mate Action Summit to be held in San Francisco next month.

Kelepi Saukitoga from Narikoso, Ono, Kadavu, has been selected as a Climate Change Trailblazer.

GIZ Pacific co-ordinator James MacBeth said Mr Saukitoga’s ac­tions have aided in bringing atten­tion to the stark realities of climate change impacts on coastal Fijian communities to relevant authori­ties and stakeholders. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH or GIZ in short is a German develop­ment agency that provides services in the field of international devel­opment co-operation.

It mainly implements technical co-operation projects of the Federal Ministry for Economic Co-opera­tion and Development (BMZ).

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