Innovative networks key to improving agricultural advisory services for Pacific smallholder farmers

Political support harnessed with innovative regional networks could potentially improve the lives of smallholder farmers in Fiji and the Pacific. To make this a reality, the Fiji Agricultural Advisory Services (FAAS) network has been established as a…

New Tilapia farming technics help meet growing demand for coastal and freshwater fish

What started off as a daring venture many years ago to try and earn a decent income for her family has turned into an inspiration for Tilapia farmers across the Fiji Islands. Mrs Katarina Baleisuva, who operates Kaybee’s farm on the outskirts of the…

RESCCUE activity in Fiji: the Vatu-i-Ra marine park

RESCCUE Project in a nutshell                  In the Ra Province, Fiji, the RESCCUE project supported the setting up, the management and funding of the biggest marine park of the country.

RESCCUE activity in Fiji: mangroves restauration

RESCCUE Project in a nutshell In Fiji, RESCCUE help restore some degraded ecosystems, which are crucial to build resilience to climate change, like mangroves.

Podcast: PW Special Edition: International Women's Day

Fiji Minister for Women, Hon. Mereseini Vunidawa joins SPC's Deputy Director General Audrey Aumua, and FWCC Coordinator Shamima Ali, for a discussion on the advancement of gender equality in the Pacific.   

An overview of RESCCUE’s actions in Fiji

RESCCUE Project, Fiji: "People's self-belief in strengthening their adaptive capacity and soci-ecological resilience"

Sugarcane farming communities benefit from income generation training

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Sugarcane farmer urges farmers to “keep on learning”

Bal Ram (far left) shows other Leader Farmers from Tavua around his farm while explaining his changed farming techniques

“There is money in sugarcane,” say Labasa farming couple

Sofia Khan and Sheikh Tabish Ali have been in, out and have returned to cane farming during their married life. Their farm, is located at Batari, about 15 kilometres from Seaqaqa, on Vanua Levu in Fiji’s northern division. While Sofia is from a cane…

Farming “smart”

Gaya Prasad inherited his cane farm from his parents. His farm, which is on undulating terrain, with acidic soil, is at Raranikawai, 15 kilometres north of the Labasa sugar mill. Gaya Prasad is a gang Sirdar (gang head) and a community worker. In 2015 he…
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