Fiji

The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

A Public Lecture by the Director-General of the Pacific Community by DR COLIN TUKUITONGA

Nadroumai Women improve soil health through Agroforestry

Exacerbating erosion, flooding and drought events was on the rise due to unsustainable agriculture and resource exploitation within the Nadroumai catchment near Sigatoka in Fiji- but thanks to the dedication of women and youth in the area, the future is…

Call for the creation of safe spaces for children in the Pacific

In his visit to Fiji this week, Mr Bragi Gudbrandsson, a member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, called for Pacific island countries to apply the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in addressing child…

Valuing the critical roles and contributions of women fishers to food security and livelihoods in Fiji

By Alyssa S. Thomas, Sangeeta Mangubhai1, Margaret Fox, Watisoni Lalavanua, Semisi Meo, Waisea Naisilisili, Alfred Ralifo, Joeli Veitayaki and Salote Waqairatu

Minister of Fisheries congratulates Muanaira Women’s Group for oyster farming success

Today, the Fiji Minister of Fisheries Mr Semi Koroilavesau visited oyster fishers of the Muanaira Women’s Group in Rewa to acknowledge their commitment to successfully trialling a new way of growing oysters by farming. The group is leading an…

Fiji Prime Minister Hon. Bainimarama opens the Regional Pacific NDC Hub office

Prime Minister Hon. Bainimarama opened the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Hub Office on Tuesday, marking an important milestone for Pacific Island member countries determination to take a leading role in meeting the climate…

Wake Up! When Pacific youth stands up for the health of their communities

For the third consecutive year, young people from different Pacific island states and territories have the opportunity to spread prevention and control messages for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) using different media, thanks to the Wake Up! Project,…

2020 HIES Regional sampling and planning Workshop

To run a similar workshop to the 2019 HIES Regional Sampling and Planning workshop, with a widening of the scope to include:

Global Seaweed Initiative

​This project aims to create a global ambitious network of partners tackling emerging issues in seaweed cultivation (e.g. pests, invasives, pathogens), using a combination of two-way knowledge transfer and community-oriented research activities. SPC is a…

2020 Tide Prediction Calendars Released

More than 1,900 Tide Prediction Calendars for 23 Pacific locations were distributed this week to National Meteorological Service offices and other coastal users around the region. These annual calendars are a popular product of the Australian-funded…
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