Events Calendar

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Wednesday 04 November 2015 - Thursday 05 November 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Fiji Tourism: Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Location: Lotus Building - SPC, Suva, Fiji
Contact : Vili Caniogo [[email protected]]

Fiji National Key Stakeholders Meeting on Food Safety
Regulations 2009 and Food Safety Act 2003
Implications for Tourism Food Suppliers

Thursday 19 November 2015 - Friday 20 November 2015 08:00am

Solomon Island Agriculture & Livestock Sector Policy 2015-2019 Awareness Workshop and Policy Bank Launch

Location: Honiara, Solomon Islands
Contact : Filipe Koro [[email protected]]

19-20 November, 2015 (1.5 day) National Agricultural Policy Awareness & Consultation Workshop, in Honiara. The launch of the new Solomon Islands Agricultural Policy Bank will take place on the afternoon of the first day of the workshop.

Monday 23 November 2015 - Friday 27 November 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

The Fiji Crops Sector Forum

Location: Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji
Contact : Cheryl Thomas [[email protected]]

The agriculture sector plays an important role in Fiji’s economy. It offers both employment and opportunities for sustaining livelihoods and there are strong linkages between the sector and the rest of the economy. Fiji requires an inclusive development framework for its agriculture economy to move forward by addressing new domestic and global challenges in line with food and nutrition security, climate change, feedstock for renewable energy, the utilization of water resources for aquaculture, agriculture export and the rehabilitation of its traditional agriculture export industries, the sugarcane and the coconut industries.


Monday 05 October 2015 - Thursday 08 October 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Strategic Planning for Agriculture and Fisheries Statistics in the Pacific Island Countries

Location: Tanoa International, Nadi, Fiji
Contact : Anna Fink, Statistician - SPC Pacific Agriculture Policy Project (PAPP) [[email protected]]

The meeting, entitled“Strategic Planning for Agriculture and Fisheries Statistics in the Pacific Island Countries”,will promote improved knowledge and the latest developments from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations project, the Global Strategy to improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics and the World Programme of Census of Agriculture 2020.

Monday 19 October 2015 - Thursday 22 October 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

PNG Farmer Organisation Learning Exchange and Women's Leadership Training

Location: Lae, Papua New Guinea
Contact : Maria Linibi - [email protected]

A four day event organised by Papua New Guinea Women In Agriculture Development Foundation (PNG WiADF) in partnership with Pacific Islands Farmer's Organisation Network (PIFON) to bring together regional Farmer Organisations, private sector partners, entrepreneurs and public sector women.


Monday 07 September 2015 - Thursday 10 September 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Strengthening Knowledge Management Capacities to Support Agricultural & Forestry Policies

Location: Warwick Le Lagon, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Contact : Mr Vili Caniogo – Team Leader, Pacific Agriculture Policy Project, SPC [email protected]

Agriculture is the backbone of many Pacific Island economies. New rapidly emerging domestic and global challenges require Pacific Island countries to quickly respond and to constantly review their policies.

Tuesday 22 September 2015 - Thursday 24 September 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Pacific Agriculture Policy Planners Workshop

Location: Holiday Inn, SUVA
Contact : Matthew Ho, SPC Resource Economist [[email protected]]

The agriculture sector has great potential as an engine of growth and poverty reduction in the Pacific Islands region. Governments have a key role to play in enabling the sector to achieve its potential, including through the setting of an appropriate policy framework, and well targeted public expenditure.


Monday 24 August 2015 - Friday 28 August 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Strengthening Agriculture and Forestry Research and Extension Linkages for Sustainable Food Security and Trade

Location: Apia, Samoa
Contact : Miriama Kunawave Brown

The purpose of the consultation workshop is to bring together REAS from the PICTs and key stakeholders to explore ways of strengthening REAS capacity in order to effectively support farmers to better markets access and income diversification which can ultimately benefit food security and better nutrition.


Monday 29 June 2015 - Friday 03 July 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Pacific Agritourism Week

Location: Sofitel, Denarau, Fiji
Contact : Miriama Kunawave Brown

SPC PAPP in collaboration with key partners organised the first ever Pacific Community Agritourism Week (PacAgriTo) to promote the links between agriculture and tourism and how they can contribute to improved economic opportunities and livelihoods.


Tuesday 12 May 2015 - Friday 15 May 2015 08:00am - 05:00pm

Fiji Forum Livestock meeting - "Livestock for Livelihoods – new generation thinking"

Location: Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji
Contact : Vili Caniogo, Team Leader PAPP project

The consultation was facilitated by SPC’s Land Resources Division in conjunction with partners Fiji Ministry of
Agriculture and Fiji Crop and Livestock Council the Fiji Livestock Sector Forum was held to raise awareness and
share information on the changing landscape of livestock development in Fiji. The forum also provided an
opportunity to further consult widely on the proposed Fiji Livestock Feed Bill and to raise awareness on the
National Agriculture Policy 2020.