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  • POETCom Secretariat Update

    The Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community (POETCom) is a membership organization with a Secretariat housed under the Land Resources Division of the Pacific Community in Suva, Fiji. The organization now has 44 members in some 17 Pacific ... MORE INFO Date: July 3, 2017
  • Making farming on an atoll simple with ICTs

    Farming is contextual. On average, it can take up to an hour to grow a single banana tree in the Marshall Islands. For the veteran farmer in Vanuatu, Samoa, Fiji, Cook Islands or Tonga, the rich volcanic soil means less work and more trees pl... MORE INFO Date: July 3, 2017
  • Matuku and Loving Islands

    Abuzz with entrepreneurial energy, Matuku Islanders in Fiji are gearing up for their inaugural batch of a one-tonne shipment of organic, island-made flour and virgin coconut oil.... MORE INFO Date: July 2, 2017
  • Rela Kokonuts

    Since the dawn of time, the versatile coconut, Cocos Nucifera, has been a powerhouse of nutrition and healing for Pacific communities. In Solomon Islands, the coconut is everything – it is a basic ingredient in food dishes; it has healing p... MORE INFO Date: July 2, 2017
  • The 'Doc' of Marshall Islands

    He is known as the ‘Doc’ ‒ the man the people of Marshall Islands go to when their livestock are sick. He is Jabukja Aikne, a popular animal health specialist and Coordinator for the Marshall Islands Organic Farmers Association (MIOFA).... MORE INFO Date: March 29, 2017