Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Project Implementation Plans, Port Vila, Vanuatu’. Wellington, New Zealand:
Report prepared by Victoria University of Wellington for the Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change Programme (PEBACC) of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).
As part of the process of selecting the proposed EbA projects, an analysis was done of how each project could potentially increase or support the provision of ecosystem services in Port Vila.
The following five projects were identified as being of high priority for the Port Vila ridge to reef context in terms of addressing urgent ecological issues and increasing community resilience to vulnerabilities related to climate change and to wider development issues.
1.Riparian corridors regeneration plan
2.Restoration and protection of coastal vegetation
3.Intensification of suburban and peri-urban village and settlement home gardens
4.Urban trees: The strategic introduction of more multi-use trees and vegetation into built up areas of Port Vila
5.Sustainable housing development.