As climate change leads to more frequent and intense weather events, as well as chronic risks like sea level rise, extreme heat, and drought, resilience has become an increasingly important issue for development planners and investors to understand and address. 

This year's theme, Climate-Smart investments, take into account the complexities  of the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus can help fast-track small islands' national efforts to achieve many of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).