Allowing the program to become the environmental and sustainable development showcase of the Pacific countries during Rio+20.
The program will also enhance the visibility of the Pacific countries environmental issues through the international community and the encourage them to ratify and adhere to international commitments on biodiversity.
The joint declaration was signed by the Vanuatu Minister of Environment Steven Kalsakau and his counterpart in New Caledonia, Antony Lecren.
Mr Kalsakau said that Vanuatu is also affected by the climate change and such program could help to minimise its effect.
He said that some islands in the north of the country are already facing problem with sea level rises.
In 2005, the Climate Change Office in Port Vila removed the only village of Tegua island because it was inundated by rising sea levels.
On the East of Ambae, sea level rises have simply erased a coconut plantation from the island.
Mr Kalsakau said Vanuatu will also benefit from the program by replanting its old coconut plantations to contribute to minimize the effect of the change of the climate and to increase the production of its coconut oil.
It has been proven that the use of the coconut oil is friendly to the environment, aand some companies have already embarked in producing coconut oil as a renewable energy source.
Under the renewable energy program for the Unelco, its power plant in Lakatora in Malekula is operating 100 per cent with coconut oil.
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