Webinar: ”Sa vosa na Vanua” The Land Speaks – Revival of traditional root crops and tuber crops

Published Monday, August 14 2023

ECR_Webinar_Poster_e-copy.pdf (     Join the upcoming PHAMA Plus webinar as we deep dive into the world of traditional knowledge and sustainable farming practices.    Fiji National University Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Forests Dr Ilisoni Leweniqila will share insights on understanding how indigenous agricultural (or traditional) knowledge can contribute to achieving Climate-Smart...Read More

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Published Monday, February 27 2023

The Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry 2023 will be held from 6-10 March at the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau, Nadi. The Government of Fiji with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pacific Community (SPC) will host #PWAF2023. The Pacific Week of Agriculture and Forestry (PWAF)...Read More

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Webinar: Rural women – seeds of growth and change in the Pacific

Published Tuesday, October 11 2022

The impact Pacific rural women have is significant, both on and off the farm. But the role of women in agriculture continues to be understated. Women in particular face limited access to productive resources such as extension services, agricultural information and agricultural supplies. They also play key roles in farming families as caregivers for children...Read More

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PHAMA Plus Agribusiness Innovation Challenge

Published Friday, August 05 2022

Fiji’s food and agriculture sector has faced the challenge of COVID-19 pandemic and in so doing has reminded us of the fundamental importance of the sector in terms of employment, food security and contributor to economic growth and recovery. The Australia and New Zealand-funded Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access Plus Program (PHAMA Plus) is...Read More

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Webinar: Australia’s kava market – Improving compliance and understanding

Published Wednesday, June 29 2022

Kava makes a significant contribution to rural livelihoods in Pacific Island producing countries. It is an important cash crop and a significant source of income and employment for rural households and those involved in its harvesting, processing and sale. It has important cultural and social dimensions, including in Australia and New Zealand, and is used...Read More

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