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2019 delivers milestone graduation for Pacific environmentalists
Over 30 Pacific Island environmental practitioners and government officials from 14 countries received post graduate certificates in Ridge to Reef Sustainable Development from James Cook University ahead of their formal graduation in Townsville,…
Asia-Pacific Forestry Week
The event, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the Korea Forest Service (KFS), will highlight the need to integrate forestry into the wider context of environment, society and sustainable development, where economic,…
CePaCT Investment Plan – Donor Roundtable Meeting
Fiji, Samoa and Solomon Islands highlight increasing threat of pests and diseases for Pacific agriculture
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and Pacific Community (SPC) met with national stakeholders from Samoa, Solomon Islands and Fiji this week to discuss the serious threat of pests and diseases for Pacific agriculture.
Regional Workshop: Plant Protection in the Pacific
The Pacific Community (SPC), with funding from the Australia Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, is facilitating a series of workshops on plant protection for the South West Pacific Region.
Pacific Seeds for Life becomes a reality
Seeds and climate change At the 23rd Conference of the Parties of UNFCCC (where Fiji played a central role), Parties adopted the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture. This landmark agreement recognized ‘the fundamental importance of agriculture in…
Supporting data driven progress towards SDGs in Pacific Agriculture and Fisheries
Policy decisions relating to food security and sustainable agricultural development can now be made more effectively based on high quality, timely and relevant statistics. This is the vision of the Pacific Strategic Plan for Agricultural and Fisheries…
Experts Responsible for World’s Largest Tuna Fisheries Come Together to Work Towards More Sustainable Management
Fishery managers from Western and Central Pacific Ocean states which collectively produce over half of the world’s tuna come together to further understanding of tuna management best practices. The Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project workshop series is back…
Pacific Week of Agriculture set for grand opening in Vanuatu
Port Vila Market, Vanuatu - Photo by Phillip Capper
Pacific Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN) looks to strengthen conservation and use of plant genetic resources
The Pacific Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN) has been formalised to strengthen its role in the Pacific in the conservation and use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. The network, under the auspices of the UN FAO…