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The Pacific Islands are home to a wide range of societies and cultures from which have evolved diverse social structures and values. There are, however, some commonly held values including the importance of land. The people of the Pacific acknowledge land as their lifeblood and have a spiritual relationship with it that often includes recognition of many intangible values. The extended family and village, and the obligations and benefits that arise from these networks, are also a key feature of Pacific life. Family and community relationships are strengthened by a communal approach to work and life. ...Read More

101,514

ha of Organic Certified land in 10 Pacific Island countries

2,102

producers guaranteed under PGS

13,351

growers certified under third-party

News

French Polynesia diversifies into producing...

May 8, 2022

“We harvest certified 100% organic eggs laid by hens fed with organic and GMO-free food on the atoll of Arutua... Read More

POETCom Coordinator’s Statement: Celebrating 10...

May 8, 2022

One of my favourite Pacific cultural variations on a universal custom is how we sing Happy birthday.  In the US,... Read More

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Events

5th Pacific Organic and Ethical...

November 16, 2021

WHEN: 17-19 November – from  3 pm to 6 pm FJ Time WHERE: Virtual on Zoom HOW: Click on Zoom link below... Read More

Inter-Continental Network of Organic Farmers...

September 16, 2021

WHEN: Part One: 22 September 2021 – from 2 pm to 4.30 pm FJ Time Part Two: 13 October 2021–... Read More

Oceania Pasifika Organic Food Systems...

June 7, 2021

Oceania Pasifika Organic Food Systems Dialogue: Uniting the Oceania Pasifika Organic Voices through the Intercontinental Network of Organic Farmers Organisations... Read More

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