Capacity Building Program
Micronesia Conservation Trust Fellowship
The MCT Fellowship project focuses on addressing gaps in the processes and mechanisms of our capacity-building programs to ensure the region is provided with effective capacity-building initiatives in conservation and natural resource management. The project aims to achieve its intended goal through the following:
Micronesia Environmental Law Fellowship Program
This project focuses on increasing the capacity of the three Freely Associated States of Micronesia: The Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau, to protect their natural resources by enhancing the environmental law mechanisms in each jurisdiction.
Professional Internships in Pacific Terrestrial Island Ecosystems Management (PIPTIEM) Program
The PIPTIEM program aims to build young professionals' capacities in terrestrial natural resource management in Micronesia through training opportunities, education, and cross-cultural learning exchanges between forestry management organizations/agencies.
Enhancing Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap’s Ecosystems and Food Security through the Prevention, Eradication, Control, and Management of Invasive Alien Species
This project is inspired by and builds on the successes of the same project implemented in Pohnpei by the Invasive Species Taskforce of Pohnpei (i-STOP). The overall objective of the project is to advance the invasive species management efforts of Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap. There are three main components of the project as follow:
PacIOOS Water Quality Sensor Partnership Program
The project is a collaboration between the MCT, the Marine Environment Research Institute of Pohnpei (MERIP), the Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP), and a community-based organization called the U Kateng en Moaresed to sustain and enhance the ongoing aquaculture efforts in Awak Pah community.