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‘Laupele’ – Samoa’s healthiest green leaf

8 March, 2013 - 3:51 pm in Agriculture, Health, Latest News, Local News

by Faumuina Maria Felolini Tafuna'I Email: flyinggeesepro@gmail.com APIA: SATURDAY 9 MATCH 2013: Finding Samoa’s most nutritious green leaf vegetable is the quest of a new research study. The Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research and Women…

Organic farming far cheaper says PM

4 March, 2013 - 3:26 pm in Agriculture, Business, Latest News, Local News

APIA: TUESDAY 5 MARCH 2013: Healthy for people and the soil, organic farming is also far cheaper than other forms of cultivation. So says Prime Minister…

Baininarama’s fish gift thriving in Samoa

20 February, 2013 - 7:36 pm in Agriculture, Latest News, Local News, Politics

Alan Ah Mu APIA: THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2013: A variety of tilapia gifted by Fiji’s military leader Commodore Frank Baininarama flourish in Samoa's fish…

Public discouraged from planting invasive plants

27 January, 2013 - 3:54 pm in Agriculture, Environment, Latest News, Local News

By Lagi Keresoma "An increasing threat comes from invasive plants which are spreading  from cultivated areas into the rainforest and threatening the integrity of the native forest ecosystem , promoted in many cases by recent cyclone damages." Ministry of…

Cyclone Evan Farm Needs Analysis Begins

27 December, 2012 - 2:20 pm in Agriculture, Business, Cyclone Evan, Local News

by Faumuina Felolini Tafuna'i - Women in Business APIA: FRIDAY: 28 DECEMBER 2012: Women in Business are embarking on a Cyclone Evan farm-to-farm needs analysis in Upolu this week. The organisation’s organic fieldworkers are giving up their holiday break…