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EU-SPC launch 19 technical videos to support agricultural training

A series of 19 technical videos covering various aspects of agricultural training have been launched by the European Union funded “Improving Key Services to Agriculture” (IKSA) project. The IKSA project, which is managed by the Pacific Community (SPC)…

EU-SPC report highlights benefits of greater gender focus in Fiji’s agricultural sector

A study on the role of women in Fiji’s agricultural sector has highlighted gender gaps that are having a negative impact on the industry. Improving women’s access to training, market information, transport and financial literacy could not only help…

“Lighting Up Communities”: Documentary Highlights Work of SPC-EU Micro Projects Programme in Fiji’s Sugarcane Communities

Students at Arya Kanya Pathshala School in Ba practice handwashing techniques learned through the SPC-EU MPP Project.  

New Ablution Block for Ba’s Arya Kanya Pathshala School

Over 400 school students at the Arya Kanya Pathshala School in Ba, in Fiji’s Western division, will now benefit from a new ablution block which includes new toilets, hand washing and shower facilities, following its opening in Ba today. The ablution…

FSC Receives GPS Equipment from SPC-EU Fairtrade Project

A set of 29 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) handheld devices have been handed over to the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) under the European Union (EU) funded Fairtrade Associations Capacity Building and Farm Advisory Services Support Project, which is…

Ministry of Agriculture receives $134,000 in equipment from SPC-EU Project

Prolonged dry season

National Trust of Fiji chair Robin Yarrow and SPC’s Sairusi Bulai attend yesterday’s consultation with stakeholders int he North yesterday. Photo credit: LUKE RAWALAI   The prolonged dry season of last year has been labelled as one of the worst to be…

Stakeholders Talk Forest Fire Prevention

Commissioner Northern Jovesa Vocea (left) having a conversation with Robin Yarrow, representing Nature Fiji, a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) and National Trust of Fiji during the draft national fire strategy consultation at Labasa Civic Centre on…

SPC-EU Reforest Fiji Project Launches Videos on Forest Fire Awareness

Fairtrade Project launches handbook to support Fiji’s sugarcane farmers

Fairtrade Project Manager, Ms Judith van Eijnatten speaks with a sugarcane farmer at the launch of the Fairtrade project Farmers Handbook in Nadi today   A Handbook to guide farmers in Fiji’s sugarcane belt areas was launched in Nadi today. The Farmers…
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