Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/sfs54f

Infrastructure for Small Island Developing States

10 December 2020

Summary

This results in the per cent of all the targets of the SDGs.18 Moreover, biodiversity suffer from the damaging impacts of loss of lives and livelihoods, affecting approximately sustainable, resilient and inclusive infrastructure climate change in SIDS.1 The threat SIDS face is 10 per cent of the SIDS population and reaching will significantly impact SIDS’ performance in global disproportionately g. [...] Furthermore, the lack of appropriate technologies and technical 15.4 per cent of the GDP in the Solomon Islands and hazards can prevent ship docking and damage capacity in SIDS have been barriers to the adoption 27.9 per cent of the GDP in Palau), increasing SIDS’ seaports, which impedes the importation of fossil By using resilient solutions, including transitioning to of renewable energy.115 Furt. [...] 143 In addition, the ability of savings can be up to 30 per cent of the GDP.118 A study were incorporated in the design, mounting and breakwaters to reflect and dissipate waves can lessen in Fiji showed that although the initial cost of diesel Efforts to increase electricity access in SIDS have structuring of the solar power racking systems the impact of hazards and forms an important part generat. [...] Training the hospital’s technical and maintenance staff increased expertise in the small domestic market of Haiti, which benefited the long-term operation of the hybrid energy system and contributed to the attainment of SDG 13 by promoting awareness-raising and improving capacity on climate change adaptation and impact reduction. [...] The small populations in another cost-effective method for the collection and practices for the prevention, reduction and control to avoid water contamination and the interruption these communities create a disincentive for the conveyance of wastewater.

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UNOPS
United Nations Office for Project Services

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