Archive for September 2017

Giving new life to degraded lands in Small Island Developing States

Giving new life to degraded lands in Small Island Developing States Speeding up efforts to reverse or prevent land degradation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) is vital in the next few years if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved. That was the message at an event hosted by FAO this week during the 13th…

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Fiji: Opportunity for organic farmers at new eatery

The Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises is preparing to open its new restaurant, Tukuni. Located at the top floor of their head office in Tuvu, Ba, Tukuni is an organic eatery which is focused on the farm-to-table approach. FRIEND director and founder Sashi Kiran said all the meals were freshly made using traditional methods. These…

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Vanuatu to host first Pacific Week of Agriculture

Vanuatu to host first Pacific Week of Agriculture Vanuatu is expecting up to 200 delegates once the country hosts the inaugural Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) from 16 to 20 October 2017. The figure has been revealed by organizers in Port Vila who are optimistic PWA, which will combine for the first time, two key…

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