Tonga forms a PACC Technical Team
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) Press Release (reprinted with permission)
The first meeting of the Tonga PACC Technical Team was carried on the 3rd of March at the Office of Environment and Climate Change (OECC).
According to the PACC Coordinator Mr. Paula Taufa, the Team will be assisting the Tonga PACC PMU provide advice on technical issues related to the PACC project. Since the PACC project is focusing on water in Hihifo district, quite a number of water experts have been invited to be part of the Technical Team.
The Technical Working Group members are:
Te’efoto Mausia – Ministry of Health
Kutusi Fielea – Tonga Water Board
Rennie Vaiomo’unga – Ministry of Lands, Survey and Natural Resources
Sione Faka’osi – Tonga Trust
Sione Talo Fulivai – Second National Communication
Sione Tukia Lepa – Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MECC)
Lilieta Takau – Australian High Commission
‘Onetoto ‘Anisi – Ministry of Finance and Planning
‘Ofa Fa’anunu – Meteorological Services
PACC Project Management Unit – Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MECC)