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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 is the latest development on the issue that has been running since mid-2017 after American Samoa unilaterally…

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…

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.…

Government unaware of taro permits issued by American Samoa

23 January, 2018 - 4:25 pm in Agriculture, Business, Latest News, Local News, Trade

  Samoan taro from Savaii island during a recent Agriculture Show By Rula Su’a Vaai APIA, SAMOA - TUESDAY 23 JANUARY 2018: The Samoan government has been ignored by the American Samoa Government in the latest moves to continue the supply of taro from…