Ocean Science Fact: Fish catch in parts of the Pacific are expected to decline by at least half by 2100.
Climate change is expected to have disastrous impacts on island food security and food systems. Most Pacific Island Countries could experience ≥ 50% declines in maximum fish catch potential by 2100 relative to 1980–2000.
Blue Food Systems: Crucial components of climate-resilient blue economy in the Pacific
The ocean is at the centre of Pacific Food Systems. Discover some crucial components of Climate-Resilient Blue Economy in the Pacific.
At the Palau Our Ocean Conference, key partners mobilize action on blue foods
At the side event titled “Blue Foods: Crucial Component to a Climate-Resilient Blue Economy in Global Communities” held yesterday at the Our Ocean Conference in Palau, a multi-sectoral group of stakeholders outlined the efforts to bring blue foods into…
Our blue pacific food systems: Land and sea
In 2021, the Pacific Food Systems Dialogue brought together governments, NGOs, scientists and researchers, and community representatives from across the Pacific. The aim of the 2021 Dialogue was to produce recommendations for a set of game changing…
Stat of the week: It is estimated that the Solomon Islands produced nearly 7000 tonnes of pulses in 2019
It is estimated that the Solomon Islands produced nearly 7000 tonnes of pulses in 2019. Did you know? Pulses are important crops for: Nutritional value Food security Environmental benefits For more information on Pulses Day, visit the United Nations…
Bougainville strengthens food systems in response to COVID-19
Before the Coronavirus pandemic, food systems in Papua New Guinea were already under constant threat from both natural and human-made factors such as natural disasters, pests, and disease infestation (African Swine Fever, Fall Army Worm), climatic…
"I grew up surrounded by flowers and crops. Now I run the largest plant gene bank in the Pacific"
World Food Day: Tonga taps tradition and the Pacific’s Tree of Life to feed communities and secure livelihoods
As the global community celebrates World Food Day 2021 on October 16 with the theme of “our actions are our future”, one project in Tonga is ensuring the future of local communities by building on the harvest of traditional food through youth.
Building the future of Pacific Food Systems
The Food Systems Summit held on September 23 in New York was an opportunity for the world to come together to find solutions to one of the major challenges of our generation: transforming the systems that make it possible to produce and consume food in a…
Securing the future with traditional knowledge
In Tonga, community elders are passing down the ancient art of carving canoes to help the youth build sustainable livelihoods. Video produced by Alexandre Brecher, Corporate Communications Office