Stat of the week: 47% of households in PNG had access to electricity in 2018
47% of households in Papua New Guinea had access to electricity in 2018, a big improvement from the 20% figure in 2010.
Using data to unravel the complex web of food systems
Image: Vegetables stalls at Auki market, Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Credit: Filip Milovac, WorldFish The term food systems refers to the web of actions and interactions involving the production, processing, transport, trade, marketing and…
Stat of the week: The maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres
Did you know the maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres?
Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping of Food Systems: Supporting Access to Timely and Open Data in the Pacific
Photo: Latest dashboard from COVID-19 mVAM Survey of Containment Areas in Fiji (August 2021) - WFP Timely access to reliable data on food security is vital for decision making in times of crisis, especially for the Pacific in the context of the current…
The importance of good data: Pacific food trade
Photo: Container Ship, Apia, Samoa - Credit: Michael Coghlan
Stat of the week: There is 7.3 grams of dietary fibre in 100g of coconut flesh
In 100g of coconut flesh (Cocos nucifera) there is 7.3 grams of dietary fibre. The @WHO recommends adults consume 25-30g of fibre per day.
Stat of the week: Papua New Guinea is estimated to produce 495 tonnes of Vanilla per year
Papua New Guinea is estimated to produce 495 tonnes of Vanilla per year, and is the fifth leading Vanilla Bean producer in the world.
The benefits of the partnership between the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Pacific Community, a blog by Hugh Stehlik, ABS
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has a long-standing relationship with the Pacific Community (SPC), including contributing technical expertise, support and assistance to the Ten Year Pacific Statistics Strategy (2010-2020) which is led by the…
Pacific food systems and data Talanoa
SPC's Pacific Data Community of Practice presents Pacific Food Systems and data on July 27, 2pm (Fiji time). Join our panel of experts for a talanoa on Pacific Food Systems, how they are impacted by COVID-19 and the role of data and statistics in…