New potato and sweet potato varieties from Latin America to improve Pacific food security

31  March 2015, Suva

Almost 70 new varieties of potato and sweet potato will soon be available to Pacific Island countries and territories, to improve food security across the region.

New Zealand funding boost for Pacific region development

30 March 2015, Noumea

Pacific Islands development has received a boost from New Zealand, with a new funding commitment to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to strengthen its work in three vital thematic areas.

SPC lends public health surveillance helping hand to Vanuatu

27 March 2015, Noumea

Three public health experts from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) will head to Port Vila and Pentecost Island this weekend to support Vanuatu’s Ministry of Health with the surveillance, diagnosis and response to diseases with epidemic potential and other public health emergencies.

SPC staff raise 1.17 million francs for Red Cross Cyclone Pam appeal

26 March 2015, Noumea

A ceremony was held at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) headquarters in Noumea today to hand over funds raised by its staff social club to the Red Cross Tropical Cyclone Pam appeal.



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