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.
A respected former Fijian judge has told a human rights forum that legislation is only part of the solution to ending domestic violence in the Pacific region.
UN Women highlight the essential part women play in every part of Fiji’s food supply chain. They are usually responsible for sourcing the food their families need to survive, they are heavily involved in subsistence farming, and they make up the majority of market vendors around the country.
Single mother and sole bread winner, Mary Pako, has received solar lighting in her Solomon Islands home for the first time last year as a client of the South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Solar Lighting Loan.