Stat of the week: cumulative cases of COVID-19 in 11 Pacific Island Countries and Territories

There have been 67,420 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in 11 Pacific Island Countries and Territories as of 22 July 2021, with 86% reported in 3 countries (Fiji, French Polynesia and Papua New Guinea).

14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women opens with call for more inclusive development

The 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women opened yesterday (27 April) with the host government of French Polynesia calling for making the inclusion and empowerment of women a top priority for the region.

Green News: Substitutes for imported animal-feed products are being found through local production of insects for poultry farmers

By drawing inspiration from how natural ecosystems functions, a circular economy makes it possible to: create positive value loops with each use or reuse of the material or product before its final destruction, avoid depletion of natural resources by…

Stat of the week: COVID-19 vaccination in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

As of 30 March 2021 a little over 260k doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in 12 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (Am. Samoa, Fiji, Fr. Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Ils, FSM, New Caledonia, Mariana Ils, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands,…

Green News: reusing waste from fisheries and aquaculture for agricultural purposes

In a context of environmental and health disruptions, reusing waste from fisheries and aquaculture for agricultural purposes has real resilience potential for local communities in the Pacific Islands. Tests are currently being carried out in French…

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Women’s Ministerial Meeting

14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers for Women

SPC will be convening the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of the Pacific Ministers for Women which will bring together decision-makers, development partners, research institutions and civil society organisations. The events…

Using intercropping plants to reintroduce biodiversity on farm plots

French Polynesia is conducting trials with intercropping plants to better manage biological pests while limiting the use of fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides. Julie Grandgirard, an entomologist at the French Polynesia Agriculture Department who is…

Polynesia Regional Office

Our regional office, which will be situated in Polynesia, is the main hub for SPC’s projects and partnerships in the Polynesian countries of American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Nauru, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and…
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