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Isolina Boto posted Information 24 October 2017

Agriculture and Tourism are two critical industries for most Pacific economies, and strengthening linkages between the two will provide new income generation and growth opportunities for value chain actors serving the broader tourism market.

Isolina Boto posted Information 7 September 2017

The European Union and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat have signed a Financing Agreement to tackle the root causes of gender inequality and violence against women and girls in the Pacific.

Isolina Boto posted Information 31 July 2017

Minister for Agriculture Inia Seruiratu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with non-resident ambassador of Israel Tibor Schlosser, who signed the MOU on behalf of "MASHAV" - Israel's Agency for International Development Co-operation.

Isolina Boto posted Information 12 July 2017

Efforts are being placed towards developing a Fijian organic label, much similar to the Fijian Made label developed by the government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism.

Isolina Boto posted Information 5 June 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed its first trade finance deals in Fiji, with two agreements with the Home Finance Company (HFC Bank).

David Walker posted Information 30 November 2016

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Faiyaz Koya says agriculture is the commercially untapped jewel of Fiji as the sector is brimming with opportunities. Koya says that in Fiji there are acres of arable land that can either be used for commercial agro-farming or organic farming in niche mark

David Walker posted Information 30 November 2016

A number of cocoa farms devastated by Tropical Cyclone Winston will benefit from assistance provided by the European Union and Pacific Community in an effort to to boost the productivity of the agricultural sector after the cyclone struck early this year. The assistance is being made possible thr

David Walker posted Information 17 November 2016

The budget support discussed on Monday with the Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is part of the European Union's bilateral allocation of development assistance for Fiji for the period up to 2020, says Andrew Jacobs. "The total allocation is for 28 million euro ($F62.

David Walker posted Information 16 November 2016

The European Union is looking to expand direct budget support to Fiji through the Ministry of Economy to fund a range of collaborative development programmes. This announcement followed a meeting between Attorney‑General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed‑Khaiyum and an EU delegation.

David Walker posted Information 30 August 2016

The Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific celebrated European Union – African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (ACP) relations and intercultural dialogue through student mobility and academic co-operation. On Thursday the European Union Ambassador to Fiji and the Pacific, Andrew