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  • COVID-19 disruption provides incentive to increase organics

    Organic farmers and agricultural product producers in the Pacific are calling for an increase in consumption of local, sustainably grown healthy food, as well as greater use of technology and online platforms for growing, selling and buying p... MORE INFO Date: August 18, 2020
  • Welcoming New POETCom Staff

    As in cultivating the land, the POETCom team has also had a bit of a turnover and this year we would like to welcome two new staff – Viliami ‘Pila’ Kami and Sandhya Devi – who joined us in the first quarter of 2020 amidst the COVID-19... MORE INFO Date: July 17, 2020
  • Celebrating New POETCom Members

    POETCom is a membership organisation that seeks to serve its affiliates to the greatest extent possible. POETCom has three affiliate categories: focal points, members and supporters. POETCom would like to welcome new members that have joined ... MORE INFO Date: July 17, 2020
  • News from IFOAM Organics International: View from the Vice President

       The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM – Organics International) holds its flagship conference – the Organic World Congress (OWC) – every 3 years. IFOAM – Organics International convenes its Org... MORE INFO Date: July 16, 2020
  • Cultivating hope amidst a pandemic

    “In the 40 Day island lockdown, we were using virgin coconut oil for cooking, we had our own bathing and laundry soap, we were using the sea water as substitute for salt, we were cooking with firewood and we gathered food from the land an... MORE INFO Date: July 16, 2020