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Samoa launches Ava standards for export

  The traditional Ava ceremony - where ava plays a significant role in the social and cultural way of life or fa’a Samoa  APIA, SAMOA – MONDAY 28 MAY 2018: Standards are now in place that guide the production and storage of Samoan Ava to ensure it…

Samoa bans taro exports to American Samoa

4 March, 2018 - 11:02 pm in Agriculture, Community, Government, Latest News, Local News

  Samoa taro  By Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA – MONDAY 05 MARCH 2018: Samoa has issued a ban on all local taro exports to American Samoa. The ban…

Imported pigs to revive local industry genetics

23 February, 2018 - 9:37 am in Agriculture, Community, Latest News, Local News

  Part of the consignment of 23 pigs imported from Hamilton, New Zealand arriving at Faleolo International Airport Source: PRESS SECRETARIAT: APIA, SAMOA…

More awareness needed on ava regulations and standards

  APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2018: There is a need for more awareness among ava (kava) growers and the general public on the Samoa Ava Regulations and Ava Standard. This was one of several recommendations in the Ava Awareness Outcomes Report released…

Taro fries and taro whisky soon to be on the local market

31 January, 2018 - 1:32 pm in Agriculture, Business, Community, Latest News, Local News

  A taro plantation at Fiaga, Upolu, Samoa By Rula Su’a – Vaai APIA, SAMOA WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY 2018:  Taro fries with chicken, sausage or fish will soon be on the local market once the Scientific Research Organisation completes its research work.…