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Grading of Quality Dalo (Poster)

21 Sep 2018

This poster lists important factors or the criteria used in the grading of quality dalo. Producing quality dalo for export requires effort throughout the value chain. Farmers need to produce dalo which is of good size and even shape, without damage from pests. The dalo then needs to be transporte...

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Fiji Dalo Value Chain (Poster)

21 Sep 2018

This poster contains information about Fiji's dalo value chain and the opportunities to improve dalo quality and consistency. Producing quality dalo for export requires effort throughout the value chain. Farmers need to produce dalo which is of good size and even shape, without damage from pests....

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Fiji Dalo Quality Manual

21 Sep 2018

Dalo or taro (Colocasia esculenta) is an important staple food for Fijians and most Pacific Islanders. It plays an important role in the agriculture sector’s contribution to Fiji’s economy as the largest agriculture export commodity after sugar. The Fiji Dalo Quality Manual provides a one stop sh...

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Fact Sheets

Kava

30 May 2016

Given the importance of kava to Pacific livelihoods and its significant market and export potential, PHAMA is prioritising assistance to the crop. Significant support continues to be provided in Vanuatu, Fiji and more recently, Samoa.   Download factsheet to read more about PHAMA's work on...

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Cocoa

30 May 2016

The PHAMA Program is supporting Pacific cocoa industries in Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. Cocoa quality improvement is a key focus for the Program with a view to accessing price premiums from high end buyers, and assisting Pacific farmers and exporters to link with those ...

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Vanuatu

09 Mar 2016

PHAMA’s strategy in Vanuatu is to focus on improving market access for the main existing export industries kava, cocoa and beef, and to promote value-adding opportunities relating to the expanding tourism market (e.g. handicrafts). The development of IWGs is key to this approach. Download Factsh...

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