“Keep Fishing Sustainable”: Innovative communication for engaging Wallis & Futuna communities

Besides disseminating information, many awareness campaigns aim to permanently change practices and behaviour. Changing norms can only be conceived together with local communities, often by jointly developing systems and key messaging. As new information…

New Seeds and Processing Storage Unit launched for Fiji Ministry of Agriculture

The Fiji Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has launched its Seeds Processing and Storage Unit gifted to the ministry under the New Zealand funded Pacific Seeds for Life (PS4L) programme at its Sigatoka, Fiji Research Station. Coordinated by the Pacific…

Equipping schools to nurture socially responsible citizens

Imagine a violence-free Pacific where people live freely, happily, and in harmony without fear of violence/abuse (in all its forms), learning from, sharing with, and caring for one another, working towards one common goal of developing a progressive…

Saving Our Bacon: The Pacific Way Podcast- S03-E08

Traditional and cultural ceremonies in the Pacific would not be complete without a feast, which almost always includes pork and pork products. It is difficult to imagine a function without it. However, the Pacific pig industry is now under threat and an…

Digital terminal, interactive quiz and videos: new awareness tools for sustainable fishing

(content available in French only)

Spotlight on the Kiwa Initiative during the EU-Indo-Pacific High-Level Conference on Climate Change

Photo: SPC/WTYSL

Report capturing key performance indicators of Pacific education shows progress, but serious challenges remain 

What are the education realities for Pacific learners? Do the education systems of Pacific nations deliver quality education? Are most students achieving the expected learning outcomes, or are too many of them falling behind? Are Pacific students being…

Regional education assessment helps Pacific students achieve their full potential

Almost 10 years ago, the Pacific Community (SPC) launched an assessment of the region's literacy and numeracy performance in primary schools. Thanks to a flexible approach based on the Pacific tradition of constant adaptation and dialogue, this…

Identifying groundwater sources on Fiji’s Kia Island

Although it is composed of 98 per cent ocean, the Pacific is one of the world’s regions where availability of freshwater supplies is the most challenging. On Kia Island in Fiji, where access to water is even more uncertain after one of the strongest…

New methodology transforms the way key development data is collected in the Pacific

In 2018, New Zealand financed, via a fund dedicated to innovation, the piloting of a new method of collecting data related to household income and expenditure. The experience, which took place in the Marshall Islands, would open up new development…
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