The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

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

Biosecurity risks addressed through improving sea container hygiene training

In a step to minimise biosecurity risks in the Pacific, the Pacific Community (SPC) organised a virtual regional training last week on strengthening the implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS).

Conversion training

The abrupt lockdowns forced by the coronavirus pandemic caused many education providers in Fiji, including institutions of higher learning, to hastily convert their face-to-face instructional content for online learning. After two prolonged lockdowns,…

Stat of the week: 68.9% of Fiji's population used the internet in 2018

Did you know? The number of internet users per 100 inhabitants in Fiji is estimated to have more than doubled between 2012 and 2018, from 33.7 to 68.9. The indicator proportion of individuals using the Internet is defined as the proportion of individuals…

Building Community Resilience through an Integrated Watershed Management Plan

Mapping our Pacific Geospatial Future

Imagine a world without maps. It’s hard to do. Humans are born map-makers, instinctively looking for landmarks, making sense of patterns, and forming connections when we venture beyond our known environment.

National Meeting: Fiji Country Action Plan 2022

​The National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop organized by the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources of Fiji and supported by the Fiji Geospatial Information Management Council will engage expert participants and relevant stakeholders to consult on…

Conversion Training from Face-toFace to Virtual Mode for Fiji's Higher Education Institutions

The abrupt lockdowns forced by the coronavirus pandemic caused many education providers in Fiji, including institutions of higher learning, to hastily convert their face-to-face instructional content for online learning. After two prolonged lockdowns,…

Green News: Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Photo: Shutterstock - Children play in Lavena village on Teveuni island, Fiji.  More than 30 million people were displaced because of disasters in 2020 alone, and this number is likely to rise with the mounting severity and number of climate-related…

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…
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