Using ecosystem-service-providing plants to reintroduce biodiversity in agricultural plots
(content available in French only) La Polynésie française expérimente l’utilisation des plantes de service pour mieux gérer les bio-agresseurs tout en limitant l'usage d'engrais, de désherbants ou d'insecticides.
Research for alternatives to chemical herbicides for pineapple production in French Polynesia
(available in French only) L'ananas est la principale production fruitière de la Polynésie française. 3400 tonnes ont été commercialisées en 2019 et 140 ha d'ananas sont plantés sur Moorea. L'enherbement est l'une des principales contraintes techniques…
Launch of the guide to organic cattle farming in New Caledonia
Green News: The role of ecosystem-service-providing plants in agricultural plots
Green News Series: Ecosystem-service-providing plants The ecosystem-service-providing plants in agricultural plots:
Launch of the SPC Plant Health Laboratory
Location: SPC Narere Campus, Suva, Fiji
COVID-19 disruption provides incentive to increase organics
Organic farmers and agricultural product producers in the Pacific are calling for an increase in consumption of local, sustainably grown healthy food, as well as greater use of technology and online platforms for growing, selling and buying produce as a…
PROTEGE: A network of agroecology demonstration farms in the Pacific OCTs
The EDF-11-funded PROTEGE project has not escaped the health crisis. Regional activities have been particularly hard hit by border closings and the implementation of PROTEGE activities has been significantly delayed by COVID-19.
Q&A with the Gender and Value Chains Advisor for Pacific Organic & Ethical Trade Community (POETCom), Flavia Ciribello
Women contribute significantly to their nation’s economies. In the Pacific, this overarches the formal, informal, subsistence and domestic labour activities; yet economically, their contribution often remains invisible or overlooked.
Lack of recognition for women’s contribution to agriculture
Photo Credit: CARE Vanuatu
Pacific women must have a voice in shaping the future of the regions agriculture sector
For many generations, both in the Pacific region and across the world, women have been positively influencing their families and communities. Often, they have the primary family responsibility for ensuring food security, and as a group, are an essential…