Food Systems Crucial for Pacific Islands at COP27

Photo: Karen Mapusua, SPC’s Director of the Land Resources Division, would like to see food high up on the loss and damage fund if it is agreed to.

COP 27 SIDE EVENT: Our Food System and the climate crisis: promoting food security to enhance climate adaptation

This side event aims to highlight how Pacific Island Countries and Territories ensure food security in the region, making genetic diversity part of climate change adaptation. It will present the Pacific Community's Centre for Pacific Crops and Trees (…

Enhancing Climate Action at COP27

On the road to COP 27... Egypt's COP27 presidency vision is to move from negotiations and planning to implementation. Now is the time for action on the ground. It is therefore incumbent upon us to move rapidly towards full, timely, inclusive, and at-…

Stat of the week: In 100g of raw Coconut flesh there is 1,000 kJ of Energy

The 16 October is World food day on the theme "Leave no one behind: Better production, better nutrition, a better environment, and a better life." Did you know? In 100g of raw Coconut flesh there is 1,000 kJ of Energy. It's 271 for a Mango.

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,…

Hot off the press: Why our future relies on health of our ocean

The Pacific Community presents a selection of products published by SPC and our partners highlighting the important scientific and technical work that we are currently undertaking across the Blue Pacific Continent. Why do we need a Centre for Ocean…

Keeping us all fed – The Pacific Food System

The term ‘food systems’ refers to interconnected activities involved in the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food.  They are enormously complex and important. And while food systems are now globally influenced, their impacts are…

Study Protocol: Interactive Dynamics of Coral Reef Fisheries and the Nutrition Transition in Kiribati

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A conversation with Mark Ero, Entomologist at the Pacific Community

It’s the diverse, and sometimes creepy, world of insects that fascinates SPC's Entomologist Mark Ero when out in the field carrying out research activities.  According to him, “They  are the world’s miniature marvels, and the most successful group of…

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…
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