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Fiji completes refurbishment of third Emergency Operations Centre

The newly refurbished Tavua District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was opened today by the Assistant Minister for Rural and Maritime Development, National Disaster Management, and Meteorological Services, Honourable Joweli Cawaki.

Cane access road upgrade to benefit 360 sugarcane farmers in Ba

SPC and civil works contractors survey works soon to be undertaken on sugarcane access roads in Koronubu. The roadworks are being done under the SPC-EU Rural Access Roads and Infrastructure (RARAI) project Up to 49 kilometres of cane access roads in the…

Road upgrades to benefit 300 sugar cane farmers in Drasa

RARAI project and sugar stakeholders inspect the road at the Drasa works site Up to 50 sugar cane access roads with a total length of 42 kilometres in the Drasa sugar cane sector, on the outskirts of Lautoka, Fiji are being upgraded compliments of a FJD$…

Pacific Community hosts President of Fiji

The Pacific Community (SPC) hosted the President of Fiji, His Excellency Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote at its Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) facility in Narere, today. The Centre is the Pacific’s only internationally recognised…

Fiji’s first community managed cocoa processing unit launched

Fiji’s first community managed cocoa processing unit was launched in Lutu Village, Naitasiri, today. The processing unit, consisting of a fermenter and a cocoa dryer, was provided by the European Union (EU) funded Increasing Agricultural Commodities…

Pacific Community supports recovery efforts in Fiji

As flood waters recede across Fiji, disaster management experts from the Pacific Community (SPC) are continuing to assist the national government’s response and recovery efforts in the wake of a tropical depression that hit the Pacific Island country…

Fiji cocoa farms receive recovery assistance

A number of cocoa farms devastated by Tropical Cyclone Winston will benefit from assistance provided by the European Union and Pacific Community in an effort to to boost the productivity of the agricultural sector after the cyclone struck early this year…

Fiji presidency a breakthrough for Pacific voice on climate change

Fiji’s successful bid to preside over next year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) is the added muscle needed to trigger more action to combat climate change for small island states, according to the Director-General of the Pacific…

EU and Pacific Community award social media campaign winners following success of Europe Day 2016

The European Union (EU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) today awarded two high school students for their efforts in promoting Europe in Fiji and the Pacific using social media during this year's Europe Day celebrations.

Refurbished Emergency Operations Centres strengthen disaster response in Fiji

The newly refurbished Nadi District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), and the Western Division EOC Planning Office and Divisional Controller’s Office in Lautoka, were opened today by Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Rural and Maritime Development and…
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