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Session 17_Jimmy Kereseka

  1. 1. ECOSYSTEMS AND COMMUNITY- BASED CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION ACROSS LAURU ISLANDS, CHOISEUL PROVINCE, SOLOMON ISLANDS<br />Presenter: Jimmy Qoloni Kereseka<br />Title: LLCTC Environment Coordinator<br />CBA5, Dhaka<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br /><ul><li>Choiseul and Solomon Islands
  3. 3. Some issues facing Choiseul
  4. 4. Some possible responses
  5. 5. LLCTC and partners
  6. 6. Lauru PAN
  7. 7. Boe Boe adaptation pilot
  8. 8. Leverage
  9. 9. Next steps</li></li></ul><li>Pacific Cultures<br />Mongolia<br />PACIFIC<br />OCEAN<br />China<br />Northern<br />Mariana Islands<br />Hawaii<br />Philippines<br />Micronesia<br />Guam<br />Republic<br />of Palau<br />Marshall<br />Islands<br />Federated States<br />ofMicronesia<br />Kiribati<br />Nauru<br />Papua<br />New Guinea<br />Polynesia<br />Indonesia<br />Tuvalu<br />Solomon<br />Islands<br />Tokelau<br />Melanesia<br />Samoas<br />French Polynesia<br />Vanuatu<br />INDIAN<br />OCEAN<br />Fiji<br />Niue<br />Australia<br />Cook Islands<br />Tonga<br />New <br />Caledonia<br />New<br />Zealand<br />
  10. 10. Background<br /><ul><li>Solomon Islands – a country of Villages
  11. 11. Depend entirely on ecosystem services
  12. 12. Customary Land tenure system
  13. 13. Choiseul Province </li></ul>Remote and subsistence-based<br />strong traditional governance<br />low external influences<br />
  14. 14. Building Resilience across Choiseul<br /><ul><li>Work with traditional leaders across the island
  15. 15. Find ways that communities can make best decisions over land-use and development
  16. 16. Encourage good management of ecosystems and their services – the Lauru PAN
  17. 17. Promote networking and exchange
  18. 18. Engage Provincial Government and improve legal and financial frameworks</li></li></ul><li>Issues<br /><ul><li>Industrial-scale development:</li></ul>-Logging<br />-Mine prospecting<br /><ul><li>Transition to cash economy
  19. 19. Basic services and infrastructure
  20. 20. Intact marine and forest areas, but initial pressures on key resources are evident
  21. 21. King tides, shifts in seasons – climate uncertainty</li></li></ul><li>Lauru LandConference of Tribal Community (LLCTC)<br /><ul><li>Indigenous NGO
  22. 22. Strong Community Leadership
  23. 23. Settle disputes between & within the tribes outside of court systems
  24. 24. Consultative approach - consensus
  25. 25. Strong organisation-on ground for 30yrs </li></li></ul><li>
  26. 26. Choiseul Ridges to Reefs conservation plan <br /><ul><li>Priority areas identified
  27. 27. Roll out activities according to plan
  28. 28. Marine & Terrestrial Protected area
  29. 29. Feed into National work - PoWPA</li></li></ul><li>Two options <br />
  30. 30. Ecosystems and community adaptation planning Boe Boe village pilot project<br /><ul><li>Working with community to identify their vulnerability to climate impacts
  31. 31. How resilient is the community? What are their options to adapt?
  32. 32. Spatial and land-use planning – 3D modelling
  33. 33. Strengthening management of ecosystem services</li></ul>-Marine and forest protected areas established<br />-Incentives (spill over) and local governance are good<br /><ul><li>Encouraging positive actions and decision-making</li></li></ul><li>Leverage<br /><ul><li>LLCTC and partners network between communities
  34. 34. Provincial legislation and capacity to support communities
  35. 35. Sustainable financing (explore PES, tourism, carbon)
  36. 36. Working with other provincial Governments
  37. 37. Working with National Government
  38. 38. Coral Triangle Initiative (Regional Initiatives)
  39. 39. Work with industry (mining)
  40. 40. International policy (UNFCCC)</li></li></ul><li>Next Steps<br /><ul><li>Integrate ecosystems and adaptation into community, provincial and national planning
  41. 41. By 2012 each of the 12 area meetings will establish at least one marine protected area and one terrestrial protected area (Commitment by all Chiefs of Lauru)
  42. 42. Work with NGOs, provincial and national government to support and resource these efforts</li></li></ul><li>Thank you<br />

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