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Samoa farmers will need support

17 December, 2012 - 10:57 am in Agriculture, Cyclone Evan, Economy, Local News

APIA: TUESDAY 18 DECEMBER 2012: Samoa’s farmers took a severe hit from Cyclone Evan with banana plantations flattened, breadfruit and coconut trees felled, and ta’amu crops decimated. Women in Business executive director Adimaimalaga Tafuna’i says the…

USP-Alafua Campus Head denies stakeholders pulling out

25 November, 2012 - 12:44 pm in Agriculture, Education, Latest News, Local News, Politics

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2012: “If there is a drop in student numbers or stakeholders pulling out, I am not aware of it.”  Dr. Muhammed…

Local agricultural products cannot supply the overseas market

15 October, 2012 - 4:43 pm in Agriculture, Business, Latest News, Local News

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2012: The Samoan farmers cannot simply supply the available overseas markets and the Government is doing it’s…

Standing proud on Samoan soil

13 August, 2012 - 11:45 am in Agriculture, Local News

Story by Faumuina Felolini Tafuna’i* APIA: 14 August 2102: No-one should starve in Samoa. That is the truth of it. The soil is rich and fertile and most land is still in customary ownership. But if you need to pay the power or water bill or send your kids…

Taro farmers target the export market

10 August, 2012 - 9:00 am in Agriculture, Local News

Story & photos by Unumoe Esera APIA: Saturday 11 August, 2012: Members of the Samoa Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church have their sights set on exporting their local taro overseas. Farmer Anasapi Mauigoa from Tiavi and Vaimoso said that with the…