Tuvalu is a group of 9 coral atolls situated in the South
Pacific. Among the smallest nations in the world and with a highest
elevation of 5m, sea level rises create serious cause for
Part of the Commonwealth, Tuvalu became independent from the UK
Natural resources are scarce and unemployment is high, so many
people rely on subsistence farming, fishing and remittances from
Since 2000, Tuvalu has made significant income from the leasing
of its ".tv" internet domain name.
AVI's current involvement in Tuvalu is via the Pacific Technical
Assistance Mechanism (PACTAM).