Pacific governments and partners convene to strengthen disaster risk reduction in agriculture

Representatives from Government, the private sector, as well as development partners, from Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu met last week for an urgent review of risk reduction strategies in the face of increasing disaster impacts on agricultural value…

SPC helps boost animal disease preparedness and surveillance in the Solomon Islands

The Pacific Community (SPC) is working with the Solomon Islands Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) to strengthen and build the capacity of Livestock Officers to better manage and address emerging animal disease threats.

Solomon Islands takes on invasive pests through biosecurity surveillance and training

Biosecurity surveillances and trainings were recently held in the Solomon Islands aimed at protecting the country against the emergence of invasive pests and diseases. Carried out by a Pacific Community (SPC) biosecurity team, the training and…

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 in…

Leading in sustainable agriculture policy development – POETCom Coordinator speaks on Organic Policy Toolkit progress

As organic agriculture grows rapidly across the region, Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community’s Organic Policy Toolkit has helped organic stakeholders engage in and lead positive policy developments that support small-holder organic farmers and…

Pacific Ecological Security Conference 2022

The inaugural Pacific Ecological Security Conference on regional biosecurity will bring together national leaders from across the region, development partners, regional organisations, agricultural/food security and natural resource managers, and the…

Pacific Ecological Security Conference 2022

The inaugural Pacific Ecological Security Conference on regional biosecurity will bring together national leaders from across the region, development partners, regional organisations, agricultural/food security and natural resource managers, and the…

Tech&Bio International Trade Fair 2022

​Tech&Bio represents a unique opportunity to discover all the new organic and alternative farming techniques. The fair is for all professionals involved in agriculture: farmers committed to organic farming or not, teachers, students, researchers,…

Help keep the Pacific SAFE through participating in our online market certification survey

“The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Land Resources Division (LRD) would be grateful for your participation in the survey below. Your responses contribute to the effectiveness of the Safe Agricultural Trade Facilitation through Economic integration (SAFE…

Resistant pest strains and increasing plant diseases probed at critical biosecurity meet

Photo: Vanuatu Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) biosecurity inspection In their first face-to-face meeting in three years, biosecurity and plant quarantine experts from across the Pacific came together in Nadi, Fiji, this week to find solutions for…
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