The Jet, 17th May 2018

Kolonia, Pohnpei – An inaugural Climate Adaptation Project Preparation Training workshop in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has given the unique opportunity to Micronesians in leadership roles to upgrade their skills. The five-day training is held in partnership with the FSM Government through their National Designated Authority Office, USAID’s Climate Ready Project, The Nature Conservancy and The Micronesia Conservation Trust from 14-18 May, 2018.

The training course is being conducted through the technical assistance provided by Dr. Keith Bettinger, Adjunct Fellow, Research Program from the East- West Center. 28 participants including 14 women are attending this training course.  Participants include mid-level managers of the FSM Government including the Department of Environment Climate change and Emergency Management, Department of Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure, Department of  Health and Social Affairs, Department of Resources and Development, FSM NDA Office; State Government representatives and Non-Governmental and Regional and International  Organizations such as Micronesia Conservation Trust, The Nature Conservancy, Kosrae Conservation and Safety Organization, Tamil Resources Conservation Trust, and private sector representative such as the Bank of Guam.

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