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Ministry of Agriculture’s director for crop research William Wigmore launched the State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture Report at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters recently. Click on the link below to read...
A group of 17 philanthropic foundations has committed nearly half a billion dollars in support of land-based solutions to climate change and the recognition of indigenous peoples’ and traditional communities’ collective land rights and resource...
40% of the world’s 230 major watersheds have lost more than half of their original tree cover and more than 2 billion people lack access to reliable safe drinking water. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Amid widespread concerns about biodiversity loss, a single clear conservation message is engaging leading conservationists: the proposal to give half the surface of the Earth back to nature. Click on the link below for details on how to access...
The International Partnership for Blue Carbon (IPBC) – together with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat-Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner (PIFS-OPOC) – is hosting two blue carbon events at the PIFS campus in Suva, Fiji, this September: the...
Pests already cause losses of around $220 billion a year, or around 10 - 16 percent of harvests...Click on the link below to read the full article.
 A Call for Expression of Interest for Technical Specialists (VA # 170290) for Asia and the Pacific region was recently advertised on FAO"s new recruitment portal called Taleo. The call is open until 30 June 2018 and all interested and qualified...
A network of protected and locally managed marine areas that began as a tool to ensure food security could also increase Fiji's resilience in the face of climate change.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Rural communities in the Pacific that rely on fishing for subsistence and income face serious risks due to the degradation of coastal ecosystems, overharvesting, and climate change.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Initial groundwork to assess the health of coral and fish communities after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in the Northern Lau Group started this week.The program, which will also include the island of Yacata, on the border of Northern Lau and...