Natural resources underpin economic growth in PICTs and the livelihoods and cultural identity of their people. Agriculture and forestry make particularly significant contributions to employment, income and foreign exchange earnings.

Sustainable land management practices, including reduced tillage, agro-forestry systems and organic production can also increase both above and below ground carbon reserves.

Prepared by: The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Date: July 2009

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