Bolstering Food Security in Marshall Islands
Forty schoolteachers and principals in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) completed a five-day workshop last month equipping schools to play a key role in strengthening the food security efforts in the country. The participants of this workshop, who…
Pacific Organic Farmers Sow Innovative Seeds into Agritourism
Io Vakapora's organic produce from his farm. A regional talaloa session held last week, highlighted the new opportunities created by Pacific organic farmers using innovative approaches to lessen the economic and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic…
Palau looks to boost food security through improved accessibility to fresh poultry meat
Poultry and vegetable farming equipment was provided to farmers in Ngeremlengui State of Palau, earlier this month, under stage one of the Micronesia COVID-19 Response (MICCO19) project.
Interactive webinar on Blue Pacific Food Systems
Interactive webinar on Blue Pacific Food Systems coordonné par convened by Associate Professor ‘Amelia Afuha’amango Tu’ipulotu, Honorable Minister for Health, Kingdom of Tonga. Pacific governments, civil society, young people, Pacific food producers and…
„We will overcome it“: Experiences of the impact of COVID-19 in Suva, Fiji
This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.
SPC Deputy Director General discusses climate change impacts on food security and Pacific economies
A New York Climate Week virtual panel, SPC Deputy Director-General Cameron Diver discusses the impacts of Climate Change on Food Security, Pacific economies and how the Pacific Community acts to address these issues.
New COVID-19 response will increase biosecurity and upgrade sustainable food production in the Pacific
COVID-19 has had a far-reaching effect on Pacific nations. In the space of seven months, the evaporation of vital tourism earnings and remittances, as well as the disruption to international trade and the food supply, has had repercussions on food…
We need to slow down and reconnect with our Ocean for the future of the planet
By Stuart Minchin, Director-General Pacific Community (SPC) COVID19 has brought the world to a halt. The devastating impact of the global pandemic on people’s lives and the world’s economy is a jarring and historic turning point for all of us but it is…
SPC Food Systems for Health and Nutrition Integrated Programme successfully completes online design workshop series
Participants of the Food Systems for Health and Nutrition integrated programme workshop series on Zoom. (Ed Boydell)
COVID-19 creating operational challenges for SPC’s regional gene bank
The COVID-19 crisis is having severe impact on the global development sector, making it mandatory for organizations, such as the Pacific Community (SPC) to adjust the way they work.