The Pacific Islands Framework for Action on Climate Change 2006-15 (PIFACC) is a regionally endorsed agreement for action on climate change in the Pacific. The PIFACC identifies the utilisation of climate change data and information as a key component for achieving the 2015 adaptation and resilience targets.
Like all regions throughout the world, a major barrier to effective adaptation and resilience planning in the Pacific is the availability and accessibility of quality climate change adaptation data and information.
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) has already undertaken foundational measures to assist its Pacific island member states in accessing and sharing climate change data and information via the development of the Pacific Climate Change Portal (PCCP). SPREP is now looking to enhance the technical capacity of the PCCP to ensure that it is fully entrenched as a secure and stable regional hub for discovering, storing and accessing climate change data and information in the Pacific.