Strengthening animal health in the Pacific

Up to 30 animal health, biosecurity, and livestock officers from Fiji and the Cook Islands have gained vital knowledge and experience following a  16-week Para-veterinary training organised by the Pacific Community in collaboration with their…

First EU-SAFE Steering Committee meeting marks progress in Pacific biosecurity and trade facilitation

Farmers at their Kava farm in Vanua Levu, Fiji. The first Steering Committee of the European Union (EU) funded project Safe Agricultural Trade Facilitation for Economic Integration in the Pacific (

Training to improve access to the international organic market

Melaiai Salacakau from FRIEND Fiji 14 certification experts from six Pacific island countries are convening at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi, Fiji, to be trained as Organic Inspectors.

SPC signs EU grant agreements with Pacific micro, small & medium enterprises to boost regional trade capacity

Exploring Bula Coffee, a EU SAFE Pacific MSME Grantee, during a tour at their headquarters in Sigatoka The Pacific Community (SPC) and the

Fiji kicks off summer school for aspiring paraveterinarians, to upskill and strengthen animal health in the Pacific

Practical on teeth clipping for piglets demonstrated by SPC's PHOVAPS Coordinator, Ms Elenoa Salele - Credit: SPC 25 dedicated livestock, research and extension officers from the Fiji Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) are a step closer to completing…

The European Union and the Pacific Community support biosecurity measures in Solomon Islands during the Pacific Games

Cook Islands Biosecurity team working with BSI to install fruit fly traps and replace damaged ones in high-risk areas - Credit: SPC As the Pacific Games unfolds in Honiara in November 2023, a surge in regional travel has increased the potential risks…

SPC training in Timor-Leste underscores commitment to strengthening regional biosecurity, plant health and safe trade

Participants in the field servicing fruit fly traps during the pest and disease surveillance training In a significant step towards strengthening national biosecurity, 17 officers from the Timor-Leste Directorate of National Pl

SPC's Land Resources Division Director Karen Mapusua's remarks during the Joint National Workshop on Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) and Trade Promotion

Read SPC's Land Resources Division Director Karen Mapusua's remarks during the Joint National Workshop on Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) and Trade Promotion under IMPACT and SAFE Projects. 22 September 2023, Dili, Timor Leste.

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.

Newly opened summer school for Cook Islands para-veterinarians to help strengthen animal health in the Pacific

Aspiring para-veterinarians in the Cook Islands during the Paravet Summer School Six dedicated livestock and biosecurity officers from the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) are a step closer to completing Para-Veterinarian (para-vet)…
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