Fiji tilapia farmers to open hatcheries
Five local tilapia farmers, who attended a two-week course on aquaculture in Bangkok, Thailand, have returned and are ready to put their newly acquired knowledge into practice. The training was part of the Increasing Agricultural Commodities Trade (IACT…
Fiji cocoa farms receive recovery assistance
A number of cocoa farms devastated by Tropical Cyclone Winston will benefit from assistance provided by the European Union and Pacific Community in an effort to to boost the productivity of the agricultural sector after the cyclone struck early this year…
Solar initiative contributes to Cyclone Winston recovery
The Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union (EU) have commissioned the installation of 400 solar photovoltaic home systems to help affected communities in Fiji recover from tropical cyclone Winston.
Lessons learned from Winston
The devastation Tropical Cyclone Winston unleashed on Fiji is still a reality for many across the country. To explore how Fiji’s National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) responded, and what could be improved upon for next time, a series of Lessons…
Cyclone Winston survey sets new baseline for damage data
Coastal hazard experts from the Pacific Community (SPC) have surveyed wind and wave damage from tropical cyclone Winston in more than 40 communities across the provinces of Bua, Ca
Seedlings to boost post-Winston food security
A total of 43,000 fruit and vegetable seedlings were handed over to the Ministry of Agriculture by the European Union Ambassador to the Pacific, H.E. Andrew Jacobs, today in Nadi, to boost the country’s recovery following tropical cyclone Winston.
Social Club raises funds for Red Cross support of Cyclone Winston recovery
Pacific Community assists Fiji’s post-cyclone surveys
Two interdisciplinary teams of oceanographers and damage assessment specialists from the Pacific Community (SPC) will depart today to conduct a week-long survey of the impacts of tropical cyclone Winston on the island of Ovalau and the southern coast of…