PROTEGE demonstration-farm networks: committing to an agroecological transition in the Pacific

Palau women cultivate success from the taro patch to the policy table

Series of SPC stories for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) 2022, demonstrating how science and technical support contributes to ending GBV.   SPC’s POETCom has worked with the Palau Organic Growers Association, Pacific Guarantee…

Toolkit launch gives boost to gender in organic agriculture

Farmers and others involved in organic agriculture in the Pacific are set to benefit from a new training toolkit launched early this week in Suva, Fiji. The Gender and Organic Value Chain Analysis Toolkit will assist organic agriculture actors in…

Leading in sustainable agriculture policy development – POETCom Coordinator speaks on Organic Policy Toolkit progress

As organic agriculture grows rapidly across the region, Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community’s Organic Policy Toolkit has helped organic stakeholders engage in and lead positive policy developments that support small-holder organic farmers and…

Tech&Bio International Trade Fair 2022

​Tech&Bio represents a unique opportunity to discover all the new organic and alternative farming techniques. The fair is for all professionals involved in agriculture: farmers committed to organic farming or not, teachers, students, researchers,…

POETCOM launches 10-year Anniversary celebrations

Commemorating a decade of ground-breaking contributions to the organic movement in the Pacific region and globally, the Pacific Organic & Ethical Trade Community (POETCom) launched its 10Year Anniversary celebrations today.

Pacific Organic Farmers move to develop national organic policies

Vegetable farmers working in Tagabe Agricultural Farm in Vanuatu. In a call for support of organics in the region, Pacific organic farmers and farmer organisations agreed on strengthening organic practices through the Regional Organic Policy Development…

Pacific lends new voice to worldwide organic farming movement

A farm in Tahiti with membership in Bio Fetia, POETCom’s focal point in French Polynesia. The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Land Resources Division (LRD) Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community (POETCom) initiative today announced a new platform that…

Gender inclusion and Pacific values affirmed in new organic agriculture strategy launch

Gender inclusion and Pacific values affirmed in new organic agriculture strategy launch 23 November 2020 –

Organic farmers of the Pacific to support Year of Soils

Recognising that soil is one of the essential elements for life, along with water, air and sunlight, organic farmers across the Pacific region will be actively supporting the 2015 United Nations International Year of Soils.
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