The Samoan proverb in the story title derives directly from the Vaisigano, the largest river on the island of Upolu, and considered as one of the main rivers in Samoa due to its length and reach.
Samoa’s capital, Apia, is located in one of the country’s most low-lying areas along the coast. Naturally, this makes it highly vulnerable to flooding, an issue that has long been the bane of the capital’s
This publication is a crucial knowledge management and learning resources which promotes the sharing of knowledge about the invaluable contribution of the GCF VCP and impact of the EbAEDP to the Vaisigano River Catchment Area communities, families and businesses. It will be a useful guide and model for communities engaging in business ventures and/or programmes for resilience, long-term sustainability, flood mitigation and project management in the future.
How the GCF Vaisigano Catchment Project in Samoa is giving people more than just wages