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A volunteer’s experience – Why Tissue Culture Matters

5 December, 2017 - 8:23 am in Agriculture, Community, Latest News, Local News, People

  At the celebration of International Volunteers Day, 5 December, we publish the following article [link to this article] by one of the Australian volunteers, Ms. Elena Martin Avila who worked as a Tissue Culture Advisor for the Ministry of Agriculture.…

Samoa joins fight against the anti-coconuts propaganda

Source: Press Secretariat APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2017: Samoa has joined the fight against negative propaganda against coconut products.…

Samoa looks to ban the export of drinking coconuts – niu

  A stall of drinking coconuts at one of the markets in Apia town By Lagi Keresoma APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 07 NOVEMBER 2017:  The Samoan government…

American Samoa lifts ban on taro exports from Samoa

3 November, 2017 - 5:37 pm in Agriculture, Business, Community, Latest News, Local News, Trade

  A taro plantation at Fiaga, Samoa Source: Press Secretariat APIA, SAMOA – FRIDAY 03 NOVEMBER 2017: American Samoa last removed her ban on taro exports from Samoa, the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Lopao'o Natanielu Mu'a has confirmed. But…

College students emerge with top agricultural products on show

15 October, 2017 - 8:21 pm in Agriculture, Community, Education, Latest News, Local News

  The proud Avele College students showing off their vegetables during the Agriculture three day show By Julie Simati Fiu* APIA, SAMOA – FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER 2017: It was a promising sign for Samoan agriculture when four Senior Colleges turned out top…