Vanuatu

Successful end to #UnitedagainstNCDs training programme

SPC recently completed a training programme designed to build capacity of health professionals from the French-speaking Pacific Island countries and territories (New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia and Vanuatu). The programme consisted of…

Vanuatu ready to move forward on key human rights conventions

Key government agencies and stakeholders in Vanuatu have begun the first steps towards the nation’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Children (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW…

Healthy athletes and audiences a priority for Vanuatu Ministry of Health at 10th Pacific Mini Games

The 10th Pacific Mini Games was held in Vanuatu from 4-15 December, bringing together thousands of athletes and visitors from across the region. While the public focus was on the incredible performances on the field, behind the scenes a team of trained…

EU assists Bula Coffee's expansion to Vanua Levu

Bula Coffee staff operating the mobile Coffee Processing unit that was purchased by the IACT Project Today, Bula Coffee co-founder, Luke Fryett, displayed the newly acquired mobile coffee processor in Nadroumai Village (Nadroga Province), which will…

Strengthening environmental leadership and governance in North Efate

Two local environmental networks in Vanuatu are being supported in their work to conserve and manage natural resources. This follows a Social Leadership, Governance and Strategic Planning training conducted recently (14-17 February) in Mangaliliu Village…

Building outbreak investigation capacity in Vanuatu

Public health, clinical and laboratory professionals across Vanuatu convened in Port Vila this week to reinforce their outbreak investigation skills with the Pacific Data for Decision-Making (DDM) training programme. This is the second DDM training…

Sustainable agriculture and agroforestry replacing unproductive land use

A new publication from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural (ACIAR) provides a clear view of the current status of mixed species agroforestry in Fiji and Vanuatu and offers valuable insights into the potential for agroforestry development…

Vanuatu and Solomon Islands to conclude historic maritime boundary treaty

The Pacific Community (SPC) is welcoming the conclusion of 33 years of negotiations between Vanuatu and Solomon Islands with the signing of a Maritime Boundary Agreement between the countries. A signing ceremony involving the Solomon Islands Prime…

Vanuatu paravet trainees successfully complete summer school

The Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with Vanuatu’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) recently completed a paravet training course for 22 livestock and biosecurity officers. The training was…

Para-vet training to support Vanuatu’s livestock industry

Twenty-two animal health and production workers as well as biosecurity officers from Vanuatu are undergoing specialised summer school training in Port Vila and Santo, Vanuatu, over the next two weeks (19–30 September) to become certified para…
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