Pacific Overseas Countries and Territories meet to improve management of health risks to drinking water supplies

Les 11 et 12 mars 2024, un atelier régional sur l’alimentation en eau potable a été co-organisé à Tahiti, par la Polynésie française et le projet PROTEGE financé par l’Union européenne et mise en œuvre par la Communauté du Pacifique (CPS). Suite à cet…

Data balancing acts: The coexistence of offshore tuna and artisanal fisheries in French Polynesia

French Polynesia, a paradise of azure waters and pristine beaches, has been facing a complex challenge in recent years – the coexistence of its growing offshore tuna fishery and the existing artisanal fishery sector. This delicate balance requires a…

International Women’s Day: Women in agriculture – a major challenge in the Pacific

On this 8 March - International Women’s Day - the Pacific Community (SPC) highlights two extraordinary women who have chosen to defy convention by embarking on a path that is still too often reserved for men: agriculture.

Data collectors in French Polynesia: Vaiana Joufoques, a committed enthusiast

An interview reveals the challenging and fascinating work of data collectors in French Polynesia, shedding light on the inspiring journey of Vaiana Joufoques.

Bastille Day 2024

Zoom on the partnership between the international organisation of the Francophonie and SPC

This story was originally published on OIF website. (Content available in French only)

Promoting Biomaterials as an Alternative to Plastics

Stat of the week: In French Polynesia, the prevalence of undernourishment is 4% in 2020

In French Polynesia, the prevalence of undernourishment is 4% in 2020. Prevalence of undernourishment is the percentage of the population whose habitual food consumption is insufficient to provide the dietary energy levels that are required to maintain…

Protecting giant clams in the Pacific: a new stock monitoring mission in French Polynesia

A new breath of life! Patient education and smoking

Meet Teva, a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a respiratory disease that is often linked to smoking. With the support of a patient education nurse, Teva begins to understand the risks that smoking poses to his health,…
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