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The Programmes carried out by PCDF are divided into four overarching themes:
   1. Community Capacity and Livelihood Enhancement (CCLE)
   2. Natural Resource Management (NRM)
    3. Health Improvement (HI)
   4. Institutional Development (ID)

Through these thematic areas, we organise projects targeted to address issues around natural resource management, climate change, disaster risk reduction (DRR), sustainable livelihoods, food and water security and water safety and hygiene (WASH). 

Our projects are as follows:

Fiji Agricultural Partnerships Project (FAPP)

AIM: The FAPP is a partnership between the Fiji Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and PCDF. The overall goal of the project is to reduce hardships in remote rural areas by engaging small scale farmers in sustainable farming and business partnerships. 

LOCATION: 41 villages from 7 districts in the provinces of Naitasiri, Nadroga/ Navosa and Ba

Donor: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Partners: Ministry of Agriculture, Fiji

Australian Humanitarian Partnership Disaster Ready Program

AIM: The purpose of the AHP Disaster Ready Program in Fiji is to strengthen local humanitarian capability and preparedness to lead responses and manage the impacts of natural disasters. The project involves local partners and key stakeholders who have a humanitarian role at sub-national and community level, including communities and marginalised groups (like women, children/ youth, elderly and people with disabilities) 

LOCATION: Two districts in the provinces of Ra and Tailevu. 

DONOR:  Australian Government through AHP and Plan International Australia

Child Centered Climate Change Adaptation Project

Goal: Safe and resilient  communities in which children and youth contribute to managing and reducing the risks associated with changes in climate.

6 villages in Ra.

Donor: Australian Aid through Plan International Australia

Evaluating the impacts of improving post harvesting of sea cucumber in the Western Pacific Region Project

Aim: To improve the income of village fishers in Fiji through support, to improve the quality of post harvest processing of sea cucumbers.
Location: Bua, Cakaudrove, Taveuni, Kadavu, Lakeba, Oneata, Vanua Balavu, Yasawa and Ra,

Donor: Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

Water Safety Planning in Rural Fiji Project

Aim: To improve health and quality of life for rural communities for enhanced access to safe water and sanitation.
Location: Bua and Ra

Donor: World Health Organisation (WHO)

Sustainable response to Food Security in remote rural Fiji

Aim: To build the capacities of communities in Batiki and Cicia Districts to proactively address the effects of climate change on their food security through an inclusive, participatory and community led approach to sustainable livelihoods.
Location: Batiki and Cicia

Donor: Australian Aid

Community based marine resource management and Climate Change impact Preparedness

Aim: Reducing the impacts of climate change on coastal and marine ecosystems  through a participatory process of engagement of all groups.
Location: Serua, Moturiki, Cicia and Batiki

Donor: Brot fur die Welt (BfdW) (Bread for the World)

Strengthening Community Leadership for inclusive participation in reducing vulnerability to climate change in Fiji.

Aim: To work with communities to better cope with the increasing pressure of climate change on their coastal and marine resources.
Location: 2 villages of Madudu in Nadroga.

 Donor: Australian Foundation of Asia and Pacific (AFAP)