GCRF Logo

Home to fewer than 2,000 people, the Pacific island of Niue is trying to encourage some of the 20,000 overseas Niueans - many of whom migrated to New Zealand - to return.

Cyclone Heta devastated Niue in 2004. Fishing, agriculture and tourism are economic mainstays and the island attracts whale-watchers, divers and yachting enthusiasts. Niue has embraced the internet, earning money from the sale of its suffix, and in 2003 became the first territory to offer a free wireless internet service to all residents BBC, 2019).

0 thousand (total population)
0 % land area covered by forest in 2020
0 % population using basic sanitation services in 2017
OPPORTUNITIES

Funding opportunities

Information about our schemes, funding guidance, what's on offer and our partner matching service.

Related articles

The UK Space Agency is delivering a series of webinars to promote the capabilities and impact of its GCRF-funded International Partnership Programme. These programmes  use space technology to tackle...

11 June 2021
Village leaders during Blue Communities - Philippines' participatory planning workshop

By Lota Creencia, Karen Madarcos & Edgar Jose – Palawan is a narrow archipelagic province located southwest of Manila in the Philippines. In 1990, it was declared UNESCO Man and Biosphere...

7 June 2021
Map MOBILISE

The MOBILISE project brings together experts from University of Salford with local agencies...

22 March 2021