Latest publications from the Pacific Community (SPC)

The latest publications list includes several from the Fisheries, Aquaculture & Marine Ecosystems (FAME) Division, including Shark and ray identification manual and two reviews of the fisheries, management and trade of Aquarium products in the…

Nadroumai Women improve soil health through Agroforestry

Exacerbating erosion, flooding and drought events was on the rise due to unsustainable agriculture and resource exploitation within the Nadroumai catchment near Sigatoka in Fiji- but thanks to the dedication of women and youth in the area, the future is…

Strengthening Atoll Agriculture in Tuvalu

Newly developed special compost recipes are set to make a positive impact on agriculture for Funafala and Funafuti in Tuvalu. The newly developed recipes use biomass which is readily available in Tuvalu, to create composts that meet the nutritional…

International Conference on Agriculture Statistics

​'International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS) is a series of conferences, sponsored by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Bank (WB), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA…

New Caledonia: A network of agroecology demonstration farms in the Pacific

(photo: S. Mérion) The goal is to encourage an agro-ecological transition to bring about climate-change-adapted and biodiversity-friendly farming, particularly organic. One of the approaches chosen to reach that goal is to set up a regional network of…

Pacific Agriculture and Forestry Ministers Endorse Strategy for International Year of Plant Health 2020

Pacific Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry and Heads of Delegations from 21 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) officially endorsed a strategy for the International Year of Plant Health 2020 at the second Ministers of Agriculture and…

Pacific forestry leaders to set regional targets for the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Forestry leaders from around the Pacific came together at the Pacific Week of Agriculture in Samoa, and agreed to set regional targets for the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

PROTEGE enters its operational phase

PROTEGE (“Pacific Territories Regional Project for Sustainable Ecosystem Management” or “protect” in French) is an initiative designed to promote sustainable and climate-change-resilient economic development in the European Pacific overseas countries and…

Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) 2019

The Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) is a biennial event, the inaugural week having been hosted by the Government of Vanuatu in 2017. This year's host is the Government of Samoa. Within the PWA, SPC is hosting the second Special Session of the Heads of…

ACIAR-SPC Roundtable Meeting

​The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) partners with SPC in the areas of agriculture, forests and fisheries. This roundtable is a preparatory meeting toward the Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) to be held in Samoa from 30…
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