Australian Government announces new partnership to strengthen women's economic empowerment in Solomon Islands
The Australian Government has announced a new $2.3 million four year partnership with the business community in Solomon Islands that will strengthen the role of women in the economy and importantly encourage more female business leaders.
Westpac Fiji, in partnership with the Fiji Women Entrepreneurs Business Council, hosted a ‘lunch and learn’ session with guest speaker Her Excellency Professor Dr Yohana Susana Yembise, Republic of Indonesia’s Minister for Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection.
Westpac are calling on you to honour exceptional women, with the launch of the 2016 Westpac Outstanding Women (WOW) awards. The launch is an important milestone for PNG – the 10th anniversary of the country’s premier and most prestigious awards for women.
The Pacific Community (SPC) has released a potentially life-changing cookbook – Pasifika Plates – to promote healthy eating to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Pacific Islands.
Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is inviting Pacific Island exporters to participate in the second Pacific Export Survey. By completing a short 10 minute survey you could even win a brand new 2016 Macbook Air Laptop.
In continuing to enhance economic empowerment for women in the Pacific, ADB Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) successfully launched its Women’s Business Leadership Program in Suva last month.
Pacific Trade & Invest (PT&I) NZ Path to Market (P2M) workshops in Fiji last week drew enthusiastic participation from more than 50 exporters across the country.
Cocoa, spices, kava and gluten free flour from the Pacific Islands added an exotic flavour to the Fine Food NZ show in Auckland last week.
Since 2012, PT&I has supported tourism development via its “Digital Tourism”programme aimed at providing operators with the online tools to grow both direct bookings as well as those from third party OTA sites.