Understanding the agricultural and forestry national policy landscape is a key first step for any national and regional policy intervention. The baseline at the commencement of the project was that it was not easily determinable as to which countries had national level agricultural policies, its status and what the priorities were for the sector.
What do they Say and Where to Next?
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.
Suva, Fiji – Participants from 10 Pacific Island countries, including from the private sector and farmers’ organisations, will attend a regional workshop next week to strengthen knowledge management capacity to support access to national agricultural policy, research and market information.
Suva, Fiji - Pacific Island countries and territories must take a common approach to tackle challenges relating to the region’s widespread decline in soil quality.