Advancing sign language in Vanuatu

Advancing sign language in Vanuatu

An analysis conducted on the situation of sign language in Vanuatu released yesterday during the opening of the National Disability Forum will strengthen collective action to improve access to sign language. Without including people with hearing impairment at all...

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Use of local handicraft products to support business events

Use of local handicraft products to support business events

Last week the World Bank held the Understanding Risk Finance Pacific forum at Warwick Le Lagon Resort. It was great to see local products being used as gifts for all attendees. There were over 150 international delegates at the event, as well as many attendees from...

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One third of young Vanuatu adults are illiterate

One third of young Vanuatu adults are illiterate

VANUATU has a low rate of adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) and it is of serious concern says the Chair of the National Adult LLN working group, Sam Samuels. He said recent research showed that one-third of the post-school youth and adult population are...

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Vanuatu Travel Show To Promote Provincial Tourism

Vanuatu Travel Show To Promote Provincial Tourism

The six Provincial tourism offices, travel call centers, and local tour and inbound operators based on Efate, Santo, and outer islands have developed travel packages for the islands which they will be showcasing at the second Vanuatu Travel Show to be held at Warwick...

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Improving Tourism Skills in Tafea

Improving Tourism Skills in Tafea

32 tour guides and workers from accommodations in Tafea Province have been trained to become professionals and attract more visitors and income in their respective occupations. The Certificate I in Tourism and Certificate I in Tour Guiding were designed by national...

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Malampa Handicraft Centre Extension complete

Malampa Handicraft Centre Extension complete

The Malampa Handicraft Centre at Lakatoro on Malekula has been extended to ensure it is accessible to rural women and people with disabilities. The centre now has a new toilet and bathroom for women who visit as well as a new office space for computers to send emails...

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