Fijian farmers receive comprehensive training in agroecological agriculture

Two female and six male farmers are at the Mudrenicagi Organic Learning Farm Centre in Fiji this week, currently under

Transforming agriculture: Navuso organic learning farm centre

The Navuso Agricultural Training Institute (NATI) in Fiji is taking a big step towards promoting organic farming practices by establishing a 12-acre organic learning farm centre within

Nauru’s first organic learning farm centre

The newly established Max Dowedia Organic Learning Farm Centre in Nauru is nearly ready to open its doors to interested agricultural stakeholders, researchers, and students.

Organic certification and equipment handover boosts agricultural sector in Palau

Palau Organic Stakeholders (Palau Organic Growers Association, Australia Embassy to Palau, Pacific Community (SPC), Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community) at the Equipment Handover and Organic Certification Ceremony in Koror, Palau A remarkable…

Minister reveals fully organic island plan at Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry farm tour

Toolkit launch gives boost to gender in organic agriculture

Farmers and others involved in organic agriculture in the Pacific are set to benefit from a new training toolkit launched early this week in Suva, Fiji. The Gender and Organic Value Chain Analysis Toolkit will assist organic agriculture actors…

Pacific Organic Farmers Call for Innovative Solutions to Sustainable Food Systems Effort

Innovative approaches to manage natural resources to strengthen food security and poverty alleviation and contribute to the wellbeing of the Pacific people was called for by the Pacific organic movement during a virtual dialogue last week. The Dialogue…

Green News: Adding local organic food to your meal can help improve your diet

Adding local organic food to your meal can help improve your diet, add color to your life and make a real change for biodiversity? Cooking these products is a powerful and easy way to protect Pacific biodiversity, as it helps lower the impact of…

Fiji President lauds organic certification effort

In recognition of Fiji’s Rotuma island seeking organic status, Fiji’s President, His Excellency Major General (Retired) Jioji Konrote hosted island representatives, the Fiji Ministry of Agriculture, organic certification partners and staff from the…

Organics open new opportunities for gender equality

As the recovery from COVID-19 in the Pacific gains momentum, agriculture and food systems are central to its success.  The organic movement in Fiji and region-wide has continued to grow, even during this still lingering calamity. Now is the time to…
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