Agriculture

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) and other international…

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

(photo: S. Mérion) (available in French only)

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…

Innovative networks key to improving agricultural advisory services for Pacific smallholder farmers

Political support harnessed with innovative regional networks could potentially improve the lives of smallholder farmers in Fiji and the Pacific. To make this a reality, the Fiji Agricultural Advisory Services (FAAS) network has been established as a…

Solomon Islands and Pacific Community look to tackle challenges in agriculture, NCDs and food security through new agreement

The Solomon Islands and the Pacific Community have signed a new cooperation agreement establishing a Country Programme framework for national development activities over the next 3 years.  The Country Program will focus on key priorities within the…

The futur of food - Supporting resilient Pacific Food Systems under climate change

SPC through its Land Resources Division, is working on creating models for resilience based on sustainable food systems. This is critical to the global conversation on climate change – if small islands at the frontlines of climate change can create…
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