Keeping Pacific biodiversity SAFE

From the dew-splashed blade of grass and dampened soil from which it springs, to the tiny critters crawling around its base targeted by winged spies looking for their next meal; a vibrant web of life emerges called an ecosystem.

Mereseini Rakuita, SPC’s Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women keynote address on Women In Maritime day 2022

"If we are to make any meaningful changes to the participation of women in the maritime sector, we must be fully cognisant of the barriers that do exist.” Mereseini Rakuita, SPC’s Principal Strategic Lead – Pacific Women, shared this comment in her…

Online para-vet training steps up for Pacific livestock health

Animal health officers are the eyes and ears of veterinarians in many Pacific countries where there are few or no veterinarians. They safeguard livestock health and provide essential regional animal disease surveillance. However, as they are not fully…

Handover of USAID funded critical care consumables to Fiji Ministry of Health

Today the U.S. Embassy Chargé D’Affaires Tony Greubel formally handed over critical care consumables to Permanent Secretary Dr. James Fong of Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services to boost the Fiji Government’s campaign against the COVID-19…

1983, the year that changed everything: The Pacific Community at 75

Photo: 1983, Pacific Community (SPC) annual Conference held in Saipan (Mariana Islands) - Credit: SPC   The Pacific Community turned 75 on the 6th of February 2022. As we mark 75 years of the Pacific Community’s Service to the region, on the 6th of each…

Handover of USAID funded critical care consumables to Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services

Date and time: Friday, 6th May 10.00am   Venue: Level 3, Dinem House, Ministry of Health HQ, Toorak, Suva. Details: The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong, U.S. Embassy Chargé D’Affaires Tony Greubel and SPC’s…

Internews and the Pacific Community (SPC) partner to strengthen and support regional media

SPC and Internews have signed a letter of intent to co-develop solutions for Pacific media development and education to support clear, engaging, accurate and meaningful reporting on the region’s challenges and efforts around sustainable development,…

SPC addresses Pacific pests, diseases and health risks through new virtual training

  The Pacific Community (SPC) this week took another stride toward combating the emergence of pests, diseases, and health risks such as African Swine Fever (ASF) through the organisation of a regional training focused on strengthening and improving…

Opening of new molecular lab boosts Pacific’s crop research capabilities

The SPC’s Pacific Crops and Trees (CePaCT) programme and partners Manaaki Whenua LandCare Research (New Zealand) opened a new plant molecular laboratory today that is the first of its kind in the Pacific. 

Women in fisheries #35 profiles: Jacqueline Nalomaca-Seru

By Saras Sharma and Jacqueline Nalomaca-Seru Ever since I was young, I have always had a love for the sea. I think it’s because I was near it or in it most of the time.
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