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Real Deal LDC

LDC GRADUATION - THE DIFFICULTIES AND REALITIES FOR TUVALU

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• 4th Smallest Nation in the World:
   Land area (24km2) cf Manhattan (87km2)

• High Energy + Transport Cost
• Everything is imported
• Soils are porous and sandy
• Frequent Flooding coming up under-ground in-land
• Moving/Disappearing islands







Difficulties of Tuvalu that YOU have to know

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• Endangered People + Culture
• Narrow resource base and isolated and remote
• Average elevation is only 2 meters above sea level
• 11,000 people living on nine coral atolls
• Most Vulnerable in the WHOLE WORLD ...