Assessing the vulnerability of rural livelihoods in the Pacific to climate change
Climate Change Resilience, Island and Ocean Ecosystems
This report details a ten month scoping study conducted to assess the relative vulnerability of rural livelihoods across Pacific Island Countries (PICs) to climate change. The study focuses on East Timor (Timor-Leste) and 15 PICs (Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Fiji, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu) (Fig. 1). This 7-page executive summary has been provided at the request of AusAID to offer an extended overview of the key issues and findings of this study. Further details are provided in the body of the report.