Strengthening animal health in the Pacific

Up to 30 animal health, biosecurity, and livestock officers from Fiji and the Cook Islands have gained vital knowledge and experience following a  16-week Para-veterinary training organised by the Pacific Community in collaboration with their…

Fiji kicks off summer school for aspiring paraveterinarians, to upskill and strengthen animal health in the Pacific

Practical on teeth clipping for piglets demonstrated by SPC's PHOVAPS Coordinator, Ms Elenoa Salele - Credit: SPC 25 dedicated livestock, research and extension officers from the Fiji Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) are a step closer to completing…

The European Union and the Pacific Community support biosecurity measures in Solomon Islands during the Pacific Games

Cook Islands Biosecurity team working with BSI to install fruit fly traps and replace damaged ones in high-risk areas - Credit: SPC As the Pacific Games unfolds in Honiara in November 2023, a surge in regional travel has increased the potential risks…

ePhyto digital tool empowers Pacific Island governments to ensure safe, paper-less trade

Group Photo from Day 1, Biosecurity Heads, Ministries of Agriculture, Donors and Partners  

Pacific heads chart way forward for veterinary and animal production services

Pacific biosecurity gets boost from launch of online resources at Cook Islands gathering

Group Photo: The launch of the PPPO website, BIF and PLD database at the recent regional workshop in the Cook Islands.

Newly opened summer school for Cook Islands para-veterinarians to help strengthen animal health in the Pacific

Aspiring para-veterinarians in the Cook Islands during the Paravet Summer School Six dedicated livestock and biosecurity officers from the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) are a step closer to completing Para-Veterinarian (para-vet)…

The Pacific Community and DAFF extend vital support in emergency response to avian disease detected in Solomon Islands

Dr Sripad collecting a blood sample from a chicken in an area where the avian disease was detected in Solomon Islands The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Australia Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forestry (DAFF) are joining forces to…

The Pacific Community rolls out upgraded Pacific Pest List Database

As threats from plant pests and diseases in the Pacific increase due to growing populations and increased trade and movement of people and goods, the Pacific Community (SPC) introduced this week a newly upgraded Pacific Islands Pest List Database (PLD…
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