Cook Island farmers take steps toward food security with livestock trainings
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the livestock industry globally, disrupting animal production and welfare, access to markets and resources. In the Pacific, livestock has cultural significance for many communities as the main feature of…
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…
Boost for animal disease surveillance in Tonga
Animal health and production officers from Tonga’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Food are now better equipped to facilitate training with field staff on animal disease surveillance.
Livestock for livelihoods: new generation thinking for Fiji
The Fiji Government wants to see new and innovative ideas to help drive growth in the livestock sector.