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Fiji, Samoa and Solomon Islands highlight increasing threat of pests and diseases for Pacific agriculture
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and Pacific Community (SPC) met with national stakeholders from Samoa, Solomon Islands and Fiji this week to discuss the serious threat of pests and diseases for Pacific agriculture.
European Union renews commitment to Pacific climate and biodiversity in overseas territories
Tomas Mateo Goyet (Team Leader, overseas territories at the EU Delegation for the Pacific) and Cameron Diver (SPC Deputy Director-General) finalizing the SPC-SPREP codelagation agreement for the 11th EDF.
France, through the French Development Agency, and the Pacific Community, together commit for climate and the environmental protection in the Pacific
The Pacific Community and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed today at SPC Headquarters an agreement to renew for 2 years a position of Director, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Director within SPC. Read the full story (in French…
The Pacific Community supports the implemenation of mitigation hierarchy in New Caledonia
In partnership with New Caledonia's three Provinces, the Pacific Community published an operational guide to streamline project environmental impact assessment and the implementation of measures to avoid, minimise and – as a last resort – to offset the…
Pacific Islands need smarter development to minimise damage to natural environment
Smarter development practices are needed to minimise damage to the the fragile natural environment and biodiversity of Pacific Island countries and territories. These are the sentiments expressed by Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Forestry and Fisheries…
Recognition for efforts to halt biodiversity loss in Pacific
Efforts by the Pacific Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN) and the Pacific Community (SPC) to conserve genetic material and halt the loss of biodiversity have been recognised at regional consultations organised by the Food and…