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New Poultry Units To Boost Samoa Livestock Industry

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 8:05 am | Pacific Community - SPC

Five new poultry farming units have been opened in Samoa as part of the island nation’s ongoing efforts to reduce reliance on imported meat. The units were constructed as part of the Pacific Regional Integrated Food and Security Initiative to COVID-19 ... More >>

SPC Supports FSM To Access USD 16.6 Million From The Green Climate Fund For Urgent Climate Action

Saturday, 9 October 2021, 6:38 am | Pacific Community - SPC

8 October 2021 Noumea, New Caledonia – The Pacific Community (SPC) today signed a funding agreement for its first full-sized project financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to support the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in the implementation ... More >>

Bolstering Food Security In Marshall Islands

Friday, 13 August 2021, 3:58 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Forty schoolteachers and principals in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) completed a five-day workshop last month equipping schools to play a key role in strengthening the food security efforts in the country. The participants of this workshop, who ... More >>

Seeds Bring New Life To Vanuatu's Agriculture Sector

Monday, 7 June 2021, 4:22 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Photo Credit: Vanuatu Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Timely access to affordable seeds for farmers in Vanuatu will now be available after the Vanuatu Seed Systems Strategy Validation Workshop, facilitated by the Pacific Community (SPC), ... More >>

Expanding Connection To Science For The Pacific Fisheries People

Friday, 4 June 2021, 5:02 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Photo Credit: P. Bosserelle, SPC Over one hundred participants from twenty-two Pacific island countries and territories met this week at the thirteenth SPC Heads of Fisheries meeting, focusing on important topics and fisheries priorities for Pacific people. ... More >>

Pacific Regional MPs meet in Vanuatu

Monday, 4 November 2019, 7:18 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

4 November, Port Vila – The Pacific Community’s Regional Rights Resource Team (SPC RRRT) will facilitate a three-day dialogue with Pacific Members of Parliament from 5 – 7 November at Ramada Resort on human rights, good governance and development. More >>

Sharing Pacific Perspectives on Climate Change

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 2:06 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Sigatoka, Fiji - Climate change and disaster risk finance is crucial to addressing climate change, the greatest single threat to the livelihoods, security and well-being of the Pacific. As such, a gathering on climate change and disaster risk finance ... More >>

Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 2:09 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Tarawa, Kiribati –Kiribati launched the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) programme and revealed that selected schools across the country will be involved in a survey in the coming weeks. More >>

Pacific human rights delegation to UK, Geneva

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 1:19 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

17 June, Suva - Staff from Pacific National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI) are embarking on an opportunity to build their capacity thanks to a Study Tour and Exchange to the UK and the Human Rights Council in Geneva from 17 – 26 June 2019. More >>

Integrating Gender and Human Rights-based Approaches

Friday, 7 June 2019, 10:31 am | Pacific Community - SPC

Suva, Fiji – A workshop to integrate gender and human rights-based approaches and review performance indictors in the fisheries sector was held in Suva this week, coinciding with #WorldOceansDay and its “Oceans and Gender” theme, being celebrated ... More >>

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus - Meeting in Fiji

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 1:27 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Delegates from ten Pacific Island countries are gathering in Suva, Fiji this week for the inception and planning meeting of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus - Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (GCCA+ SUPA) project. More >>

Launch of the Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:26 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

The Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership Programme has been designed to address some of the most serious challenges faced by the Pacific Islands region. Among these are the increasing depletion of coastal fisheries resources; the threats to marine ... More >>

Regional working group to address domestic violence

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:33 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nadi, Fiji – Representatives from eleven Pacific countries have agreed to establish a regional working group to help address domestic violence issues. This agreement was a key result from a regional consultation made up of senior civil servants responsible ... More >>

Pacific Sea Level & Geodetic Monitoring Facility

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 1:14 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

What: The official commissioning of a new Sea Level & Geodetic Monitoring station (tide gauge plus additional instruments) installed by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Government of the Kingdom ... More >>

Tonga exploring cheaper and sustainable electricity

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 1:06 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nuku’alofa, Tonga – Biogas generation using agriculture and animal products has promising potential for Tonga and the Pacific Islands, if pursued through a well-defined circular economy strategy. This was the conclusion of a 4 day visit jointly organised ... More >>

SPC signs human rights agreement with UK Government

Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:53 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

SPC signs agreement with UK Government to strengthen human rights in 9 Pacific Commonwealth countries More >>

Pacific experts press for sustainable deep-sea mining

Monday, 9 July 2018, 4:24 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nadi, Fiji – Pacific Island Countries and Territories have committed to long-term sustainable management of Deep-Sea Minerals (DSM) and ocean governance through the refinement of a draft regional agreement in Fiji. More >>

SPC staff support victims of natural disasters

Friday, 8 June 2018, 3:08 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Noumea, New Caledonia – On Friday morning, Colin Tukuitonga, Director-general of the Pacific Community (SPC), handed 705,840 Pacific Francs, collected from all SPC staff in New Caledonia and Fiji, over to the French Red Cross. More >>

Southern ocean ‘big swell’ waves studied in real time

Monday, 28 May 2018, 1:10 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Apia, Samoa - A training and consultation workshop focusing on ocean data applications has helped build ocean science capacity and has kick-started discussions to improve national oceanographic services. More >>

Australia Renews Commitment to Major Pacific Programme

Friday, 11 May 2018, 4:35 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nuku’alofa, Tonga- At the Planning and Steering Committee meetings for the Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac) held this week in Tonga, the Australian Government confirmed that they will continue the excellent work of the programme ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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