Located within Tuvalu’s Climate Change and Policy Unit, and accountable to the Project Board, TCAP’s Project Management Unit is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of the project, including overall operational and financial management, and liaising with stakeholders.

Meet the team behind the implementation of TCAP.


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Mr Alan Puga Resture

Alan has 20 years of experience working with coastal communities in the Pacific region on climate change, vulnerability and adaptation assessments, fisheries and marine resources, environmental, socio-economic and policy issues. He has done consultancies with the Government of Tuvalu, USP, IISD, GEF, World Bank, JICA, Cardno, UNEP and UNDP.

Alan has a degree (BA) in Marine Affairs and Geography, a Certificate in Economics for Community-based Project Management in the Pacific,  Postgraduate Certificate in Climate Change Vulnerability & Adaptation Assessment and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Affairs (USP), a Graduate Certificate in Ocean Governance, Law, Policy, and Management (from Dalhousie University, Halifax), a Graduate Certificate in Resource Management and he holds a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) degree from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Hawaii. He did his doctoral studies in Environmental Science focusing on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment.



Department of Rural Development | Government of Tuvalu and Resident representative | UN Development Programme




Director of the Department of Climate Change and Disaster


Ms Pepetua Latasi

Ms. Pepetua E Latasi is the Director of the Department of Climate Change and Disaster, Government of Tuvalu, and is responsible for overall coordination of climate change and disaster-related matters at the national, regional and international level. 

She played a key role in developing Tuvalu’s National Adaptation Programme of Action - and in supporting the implementation of priority actions through the NAPA 1 and NAPA 2 projects - and was involved in the preparation of the project proposal for the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project. 

Ms Latasi is the designated National Focal Point for the UNFCCC.




The TCAP team diligently follows financial regulations and rules. View TCAP procurement notices.

Contact us



Please use the form below to submit feedback, questions for the team or media enquiries. The team will endeavour to respond within 3-5 working days, however if the matter is urgent, please telephone our office, Ph: +688 20 883

To report a complaint or concern, please contact UNDP through its investigation hotline.



Partnership House, Vaiaku, Funafuti, Tuvalu

Ph: +688 20 883