Collaborative effort to harness volcanic aquifers for sustainable water solutions in the Pacific

Recognising the need to tackle critical water management challenges for the region’s growing development needs and rising demand, three Pacific Island countries are teaming up to develop an innova

‘Water-smart’ taro varieties as the future of sustainable agriculture in the Pacific: Insights from CePaCT research

In pursuing sustainable agriculture amidst changing climate patterns, recent advancements in crop research have shed light on potential solutions. Through the project, "Identification of Drought-Tolerant Taro Varieties for the Pacific”, supported by the…

Research in Focus: Sprouting personalities: Semi, an advocate for crop genetic diversity

Deep in this forest that houses 2,400 plant and tree accessions and over 1,500 varieties of taro (edible aroids) is Semi Cakaunitavuki, a Senior Laboratory Technician in Germplasm Health at the Centre for Pacific Crops and Plants (CePaCT). Every day he…

Opening Remarks by Martin Chong at the Regional Community-Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) Workshop

Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed colleagues, and valued community members, Welcome to our important gathering today, where we focus on the critical role of Community-Based Fisheries Management (CBFM) in sustaining the vibrant coastal fisheries that…

Pacific biosecurity gets boost from launch of online resources at Cook Islands gathering

Group Photo: The launch of the PPPO website, BIF and PLD database at the recent regional workshop in the Cook Islands.

Farm evaluation the Agroecological way: Organic stakeholders receive training on tool that will build farm capacity and bolster climate resilience

TAPE training participants A leading-edge training held in Nadi, Fiji this week aims to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge on utilising the transformative Tool for Agroecological Performance Evaluation (TAPE) throughout Pacific…

International Day of Forests 2023: Let’s work toward healthy forests for healthy people in the Pacific

New Pacific pesticide registration scheme announced at Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry

A newly proposed Pacific Regional Pesticide Registration Scheme is expected to pave the way for monitoring of pesticide use in the region following discussions at the Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry (PWAF) in Nadi, Fiji last week.

Enhanced food systems planning and coordination called for at the Pacific Ministers Meeting to close the Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry

Nadi, Fiji – In their first in-person meeting after the COVID-19 pandemic, Pacific Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry last week addressed some of the region’s most pressing challenges, including climate change, national food systems planning…

Pacific Agriculture and Forestry Heads seek sector transformation at first in-person meeting in four years

Nadi, Fiji – In their first meeting since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Heads of Agriculture and Forestry for Pacific Countries tackled an ambitious agenda set on transforming the sectors to create thriving and resilient communities for…
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