Waste audit data for FSM under the **PacWaste Project** implemented by SPREP.
Data compiled by Tonkin and Taylor
Slides from the FSM Inform workshop, introducing the Inform project objectives and the software tools being proposed.
User manuals and quick start guides for using the FSM Inform Environment data portal.
The accounts were developed using the System of Environmental Economic Accounting - Central Framework (SEEA).
The accounts were prepared by Statistics Division, Department of Resource and Development, National Government, Federated States of Micronesia, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for the Asia Pacific Office of the Australian National University.
This dataset hosts all related documents pertaining to solid waste management in FSM;
1. FSM National Solid Waste Management Strategy 2015-2020.
2. "Good Practices booklets 2015 / 2016 that focus on the progress and challenges demonstrated by each of the four states in relation to the five components of the J-PRISM project. These five components are a) Policy, b) Awareness, c) Landfill Management, d)Collection and Disposal, and e) Recycling.
3. List of existing policies and legislations for solid waste management
The development of this EIA Guideline is for the purpose of strengthening the capabilities to conduct environmental assessments and serve as a valuable reference for decision-makers and developers alike. The EIA analyses the impact of a development on the existing environment.
This report reviews environmental law in the Federated States of Micronesia, including recommendations for changes to aspects of the law. The focus of this review is upon environmental law at the national level in FSM, although section 5 includes information on Pohnpei State environmental law.
As part of the preparation of the Pacific Region Environmental Strategy (PRES) the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has funded a field study in Yap State. The objectives of the study are to evaluate:
1) how traditional systems have played a role in natural resource management and in development
2) how traditional systems could be productively integrated with contemporary approaches to resource management
3) how public-private partnerships have been employed in the development of tourism destinations in a Pacific island nation and could be employed in future development.
PacWaste is a four year project (2014–2017) funded by the European Union and implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), to improve regional hazardous waste management
across the Pacific in the priority areas of healthcare waste, asbestos waste, E-waste and integrated atoll waste management.
FSM is one of the 15 countries participating in PacWaste, with activities taking place in the project domains of healthcare waste and asbestos