Toolkit launch gives boost to gender in organic agriculture

Farmers and others involved in organic agriculture in the Pacific are set to benefit from a new training toolkit launched early this week in Suva, Fiji. The Gender and Organic Value Chain Analysis Toolkit will assist organic agriculture actors in…

Nature-based solutions shared through organic farming exchange

Representatives from Fiji, Nauru, Tonga and Solomon Islands that are members of the Pacific Organic Learning Farms Network (POLFN) have shared experiences with their Pacific French speaking counterparts in an exchange that covered best practices in the…

Leading in sustainable agriculture policy development – POETCom Coordinator speaks on Organic Policy Toolkit progress

As organic agriculture grows rapidly across the region, Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community’s Organic Policy Toolkit has helped organic stakeholders engage in and lead positive policy developments that support small-holder organic farmers and…

Tech&Bio International Trade Fair 2022

​Tech&Bio represents a unique opportunity to discover all the new organic and alternative farming techniques. The fair is for all professionals involved in agriculture: farmers committed to organic farming or not, teachers, students, researchers,…

POETCOM launches 10-year Anniversary celebrations

Commemorating a decade of ground-breaking contributions to the organic movement in the Pacific region and globally, the Pacific Organic & Ethical Trade Community (POETCom) launched its 10Year Anniversary celebrations today.

Pacific Organic Farmers move to develop national organic policies

Vegetable farmers working in Tagabe Agricultural Farm in Vanuatu. In a call for support of organics in the region, Pacific organic farmers and farmer organisations agreed on strengthening organic practices through the Regional Organic Policy Development…

Inter-Continental Network of Organic Farmers Organizations (INOFO) General Assembly of the Oceania Pasifika Region (Part 2)

WHEN: Part One: 22 September 2021 – from 2 pm to 4.30 pm FJ Time Part Two: 13 October 2021– from 2 pm to 4.30 pm FJ Time WHERE: Virtual on Zoom HOW: REGISTER BY 17 SEPTEMBER 2021 | registration link below: https://spc.zoom.us/meeting/register/…

Inter-Continental Network of Organic Farmers Organizations (INOFO) General Assembly of the Oceania Pasifika Region (Part 1)

WHEN: Part One: 22 September 2021 – from 2 pm to 4.30 pm FJ Time Part Two: 13 October 2021– from 2 pm to 4.30 pm FJ Time WHERE: Virtual on Zoom HOW: REGISTER BY 17 SEPTEMBER 2021 | registration link below: https://spc.zoom.us/meeting/register/…

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Gets Global Boost at Organic World Gathering

Julie Uka in her organic garden in the Cook Islands. New ground in the international organic movement was broken at the 2021 IFOAM Organic International General Assembly on September 14 with the official passing of a motion to add Gender Equality and…

Pacific Organic Farmers Call for Innovative Solutions to Sustainable Food Systems Effort

Innovative approaches to manage natural resources to strengthen food security and poverty alleviation and contribute to the wellbeing of the Pacific people was called for by the Pacific organic movement during a virtual dialogue last week. The Dialogue…
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