Stat of the week: In Guam, 0% of household income comes from agriculture and forestry activities (2016)
In Guam, 0% of household income comes from agriculture and forestry activities (2016). Even if 52% of land area is covered by forest. This is the lowest rate reported in the Pacific with American Samoa.
What do the statistics tell us about the impacts of the COVID-19 on PICT economies
A new paper by SPC Statistics Advisor-Strategic Planning Monitoring Analysis, Elizabeth Ragimana and SPC Data Analysis and Dissemination Manager, David Abbott reveals how almost eighteen months on since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide,…
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,…
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Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories
Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.
Micronesian countries adopting aquaculture business strategy
For the first time, the five countriesi of the Micronesian Association for Sustainable Aquaculture (MASA) as well as Kiribati agreed this week on a set of national business strategies for aquaculture, which will be combined into a regional strategy for…
23rd Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network Coordinating Body Meeting
The key objective of the meeting is to review, discuss and make recommendations about PPHSN services (PacNet, LabNet, EpiNet, PICNet, PSSS and SHIP/DDM capacity development programme) to Pacific Heads of Health.
PPHSN: 3rd Project Steering Committee Meeting
Project for Strengthening the Services of the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN)