Overcoming drought together on World Drought Day

Do you know that our ecosystems are connected? Have you ever taken the time to learn that our soil ecosystems, water ecosystems, forest ecosystems and marine ecosystems are all linked? Do you ever wonder that if you exploit one of the ecosystems it will…

A glimpse into the Pacific food systems

  Discover the specificities of food systems in the Pacific region, why they are particularly fragile, and the role of the island communities in protecting them. Video produced by Alexandre Brecher, Corporate Communications Office

Pacific Food Systems

The future of food and food systems in the Pacific will play a key role in supporting the region, the planet’s recovery and revival from COVID-19, and the long-term health, resilience and prosperity of the Pacific people. The first United Nations Food…

Hot Off the Press: Food Systems in the Pacific

A bumper issue of the Pacific Community recently released publications list includes several publications related to food systems and diet in the Pacific.

A Blue Pacific voice for the United Nations Food Systems Summit

The Blue Pacific has spent the better part of the last year gearing up for The UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) held on September 23 in New York. SPC has been supporting member countries as they prepare for the Summit, and engaging with UN agencies, civil…

Climate change and food systems top Pacific agriculture and forestry leaders’ agenda in the lead-up to UN food summit

As with many regions in the world, the Pacific has experienced a challenging 18 months since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in early 2020.  With Pacific countries and territories such as Fiji and French Polynesia currently experiencing serious outbreaks…

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…

A network of organic learning farms in the Pacific to promote climate-change resilience and food security

Pacific Agriculture and Forestry Ministers Endorse Strategy for International Year of Plant Health 2020

Pacific Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry and Heads of Delegations from 21 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) officially endorsed a strategy for the International Year of Plant Health 2020 at the second Ministers of Agriculture and…

Inaugural Fiji Chocolate Competition highlights resurgent cocoa sector

The Ministry of Agriculture in Fiji in partnership with the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Pacific Community (SPC), announced the winners of the Inaugural Fiji Chocolate (Cocoa) Competition today at the Vanua…
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