Tonga sends first shipment of squash to China

02 Dec 2016

The first ever shipment of Tongan squash to China left Tonga this week, after Tongatapu exporter Nishi Trading successfully passed a strict quarantine inspection on Saturday, 26 November 2016. A d...Read More

Promoting Solomon Islands arts & crafts

30 Nov 2016

To promote sales of Solomon Islands arts and crafts, PHAMA is funding work to educate tourists about what products they can take home. Production of arts and crafts such as carvings, baskets, jew...Read More

Solar kiln to improve SI sawn timber export quality

26 Oct 2016

In its efforts to encourage additional downstream processing and value adding of timber in the Solomon Islands, the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access (PHAMA) Program has funded t...Read More

Safeguarding the future of the kava export industry

24 Oct 2016

Kava is an important agricultural commodity for a number of Pacific Island Countries, forming an integral part of cultural, economic and social life. It is estimated that 30,000 households are invo...Read More

A step of courage – A Solomon Island woman’s cocoa story

24 Oct 2016

Lucy Kasimwane had worked 20 long years in the city. So when she decided to leave her job, it came as a major shock to the people who depended on her: her family. It was also a decision that ...Read More

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