Increasing urban migration, lack of income generating opportunities, low levels of interest in agriculture, and difficulties with access to land are just some of the issues affecting young people across the Pacific.
Access to finance is a well-documented constraint for businesses in many developing countries including Fiji and other Pacific islands.
Nadi, Fiji – Planners, statisticians and policy makers from 13 Pacific Island countries are gathering in Nadi, Fiji, today to improve the collection and use of agricultural and fisheries statistics in the Pacific.
Nadi, Fiji - Forty chefs and farmers from countries across the Pacific met at the Pacific Community Agritourism Week in Fiji, with many discussing business transactions on-site to supply local produce to restaurants and resorts.
The Buyers-Sellers Mart is part of the Agritourism Week, which aims to bring together farmers and tourism operators with a view to promoting local produce and to tempt tourists with more contemporary Pacific cuisine on local menus.