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Savai’i farmers receive new taro varieties to boost exports

11 January, 2017 - 12:23 pm in Agriculture, Business, Community, Latest News

Some of the Savai'i taro on display during last months Agriculture Show  APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 11 January 2017: The rainy season, closing 2016 and entering 2017 have been perfect ground for the Savai’i Farmers Association – the Sosaiete Aufaifa’atoaga…

Samoa taking action to integrate biodiversity into the agricultural sector

5 December, 2016 - 11:54 pm in Agriculture, Environment, Latest News, Pacific Region, People

  CANCUN, MEXICO - 2 December 2016, CBD COP13: Samoa has called upon key donors and partners to support regional and national programs that strengthen…

Silver Fern Farms NZ opens for Samoan workers

22 November, 2016 - 3:54 pm in Agriculture, Business, Latest News, Local News

  BY Tu’u’u Pelepesite APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2016: Silver Fern Farms of New Zealand is in the process of recruiting Samoan workers…

Samoan breadfruit to help alleviate hunger around the world

17 October, 2016 - 11:04 pm in Agriculture, Business, Community, Latest News, Local News, Trade

  Puou, one of the many varieties of breadfruit found in Samoa BY Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA - MONDAY 17 OCTOBER 2016: Various breadfruit species from Samoa will be researched and reproduced in the United States to counter hunger around the world. This…

Samoa Agriculture Policy Bank Launched

  The Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao Schmidt launching the Samoa Agriculture Policy Bank SOURCE: Pacific Agriculture Policy Project, SPC APIA, SAMOA - FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER 2016: The Minister of Agriculture…