International Day for Biological Diversity

Biological diversity is often understood in terms of the wide variety of plants, animals and microorganisms, but it also includes genetic differences within each species — for example, between varieties of crops and breeds of livestock — and the variety…

International Mother Earth Day

When Mother Earth sends us a message Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Nature is suffering. Oceans filling with plastic and turning more acidic. Extreme heat, wildfires and floods, as well as a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season,…

International Day of Forests 2022

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012. The organizers are the United Nations Forum on Forests and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with…

2021 en un coup d'oeil : agriculture

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) As COVID-19 continued to cause disruptions in 2020 and well into late 2021 in the Pacific, SPC’s Land Resources Division (LRD) adapted, diversifying major programmes and finding new ways of working.

Le Pacifique mise sur les semences comme moyens de subsistance sains

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Banking on seeds for healthy Pacific livelihoods A sustainable seed system is crucial to ensuring farmers have timely access to affordable quality seeds. However, access to quality vegetable seeds has been a…

Lancement d'une nouvelle unité de stockage de semences et de traitement pour le ministère de l'Agriculture des Fidji

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) New Seeds and Processing Storage Unit launched for Fiji Ministry of Agriculture The Fiji Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has launched its Seeds Processing and Storage Unit gifted to the ministry under the New…

Kiribati intensifie ses efforts de lutte contre les ravageurs de la noix de coco grâce à une formation virtuelle

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Kiribati steps up coconut pest control efforts through virtual training Kiribati biosecurity officials took vital precautionary steps to prevent the invasion of the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Guam biotype (CRB-G…

La Division des ressources terrestres de la CPS lance un nouveau site Web

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Concours régional de poésie

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Prior to this year’s International Youth Day, the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Human Rights and Social Development (HRSD) division launched a poetry competition highlighting the theme Transforming Food systems:…

Ellen, spécialiste des sciences du sol à la CPS : "Les femmes du Pacifique ont un rôle plus important à jouer dans le monde scientifique"

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Ellen, a soil scientist at SPC: “There is a bigger role for Pacific women to play in the scientific world”
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