Solar-powered seawater desalination project being unveiled in Manus Province – Papua New Guinea

 The Pacific Environment Community Fund solar-powered seawater desalination project will be officially handed over to National Planning and Monitoring Minister Richard Maru by Japan’s Ambassador Satoshi Nakajima in a handover ceremony on Bipi Island.
The grant contract was signed in April last year between PNG and Japan to allocate K12 million for this project out of the Pacific Environment Community Fund which Japan created for Pacific Island countries affected by impacts of climate change and rising sea levels.

The rural communities of Bipi, Mbuke and Whal Islands will benefit from this project. The people on these islands [