The Government of Samoa’s Project on Integrated Flood Management to Enhance Climate Resilience of the
Vaisigano River Catchment in Samoa, referred to as the Vaisigano Catchment Project (VCP) funded by the
Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a 6 year project which started in 2017 and is designed to strengthen the adaptive
Community leaders from the villages covered under the Green Climate
Fund Vaisigano Catchment Project (GCF-VCP) came out in full force today to show their support
of the project, at a consultation led by the Ministry of Finance via the GCF-VCP Project
Management Unit, PMU.
The Green Climate Fund Vaisigano Catchment Project (GCF-VCP) is continuing its momentum with the latest development being the Call for Proposals (CfP) which is now out for the Ecosystem-based Adaptation Enterprise Development Programme, EbAEDP.
Hydroponics farming, recycling, organic catering, agro-forestry, eco tours and landscaping. These are some of the ‘green’ ideas that can potentially be converted into business ventures for households, community-based organisations, non-government organisations and existing businesses that are located within the Vaisigano River Catchment Area (VRCA).
The historic visit to Samoa by the Crown Prince of Norway included a stopover at the Vaisigano/Leone wall, which is part of the GEF-funded Economy-Wide adaptation to Climate Change Project, as well as the Vaisigano Catchment Project, co-funded by the Green Climate Fund and the Government of Samoa, and supported by the United Nations Development Programme.