Culture sector development work given the nod by regional governments and administrations

Members of the Council of Pacific Arts and Culture endorsed the recommendations made by the Secretariat of Pacific Community at their 26th Meeting held in Fiji from 27–29 May. Recommendations included strengthening the Festival of Pacific Arts and the Council; protecting traditional knowledge; enhancing the development of Pacific cultural industries; mainstreaming culture across SPC programmes and across the work of all regional organisations in the Pacific, including the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO); and collaborating actively with culture, arts and heritage civil society organisations at regional and national levels.

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International scholars impressed with SPC CePaCT work

Thursday 5 June 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva

The Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community based in the Food and Nutritional Security Program of the Land Resources Division presented their work at the 7th International Training Course on in vitro and cryopreservation techniques for the conservation of plant genetic resources. The course was conducted at the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) in New Delhi, India, from 17 to 28 February 2014.

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Virgin coconut oil production given a boost in Papua New Guinea

Thursday 5 June 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva

The European Union and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community have provided assistance to Amruqa – an exporting company in the East New Britain Province of Papua New Guinea – for upgrading its virgin coconut oil processing facility. 

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Guam gets ready to host the Pacific and the world in 2016 at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts

Thursday 5 June 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva

Members of the Council of Pacific Arts and Culture are impressed by the progress being made by Guam in preparing to host the region and the world at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts in May 2016.  They showed their support and appreciation when they met recently (27–29 May) in Fiji at the 26th Meeting of the Council of Pacific Arts and Culture, for which the Secretariat of the Pacific Community is the secretariat.

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