The Pacific Agriculture Policy Project (PAPP) enhances the Regional (Pacific) and Inter-regional capabilities of agricultural sectors in eradicating poverty.

Policy development

Published Monday Aug 29, 2016

A special ceremony was held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga on 22 July where the Pacific Community (SPC) handed over new varieties of crops as tissue culture material and vegetable seedlings to support Tonga in their quest to sustain food, nutrition and livelihood security.

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Info, Comms & Knowledge

Published Wednesday Sep 07, 2016

Key media stakeholders from both Samoa and American Samoa, representatives from the Government of Samoa and social media influencers from Samoa recently participated in a ‘talanoa’ session to develop awareness on Agritourism and Knowledge Management storytelling techniques ahead of the 2nd Pacific Agribusiness Forum on Monday 29 August, 2016 at the Millenia Hotel.

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Smallholder Markets

Published Thursday Feb 25, 2016

Access to finance is a well-documented constraint for businesses in many developing countries including Fiji and other Pacific islands. This issue is particularly exacerbated for the agriculture sector in the Pacific region given smaller markets, high costs of business, under-developed capital markets and a relatively smaller commercial agricultural sector.

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Points of Interest

DISCUSSION SUMMARIES

Consolidated Responses for the PAFPNet Discussion for the First quarter of 2016

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PUBLICATIONS

Published Monday Sep 12, 2016

Updates in this issue includes:

  1. Agriculture Policy Banks – a regional showcase
  2. Vanuatu paves the way for Pacific Agritourism
  3. Rethinking organic tourism and hospitality
  4. Pacific soil partnership focus on ICT capabilities
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