FARMERS’ VOICES FROM SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS) – ORGANIC AGRICULTURE, A SOLUTION GROWN FROM TRADITION

Side event: Climate change Ambition Day, When: Wednesday 12 December, from 2pm to 3pm Where: Pacific & Koronivia Pavilion Using the nexus of science with traditional and local knowledge, SPC is empowering communities to use the best of their history…

Zoom - Ngali nut – from forest floor to health food store

How does a tasty nut from a remote forest in Solomon Islands get harvested, baked, certified as organic produce and end up for sale in health food shops thousands of kilometres away in New Caledonia? Ngali nut farmers Mzipa Ghumi and Dorence Walter…

Emae descendants vow to protect island with organics

Passionate about protecting all that’s dear - the land, sea and forests - has inspired the chiefs and people of Emae Island in Vanuatu to declare their homeland organic. On 4 July, Emae islanders took an oath to protect their home and forbid the use of…

Organic farmers of the Pacific to support Year of Soils

Recognising that soil is one of the essential elements for life, along with water, air and sunlight, organic farmers across the Pacific region will be actively supporting the 2015 United Nations International Year of Soils.
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