Reset Fiji – Episode 2 “Agriculture”
AGRICULTURE, THE ROOTS OF OUR GROWTH? by Maureen Penijueli, Coordinator PANG The panel provided a sobering analysis of the current state of agriculture in Fiji and removed any romanticised notions of what it would take for an agriculture reset. During its heyday, 20 — 30 years ago, Fiji’s research and development in agriculture was rated and considered world class.
Reset Fiji – Episode 1 “Economy”
The messages from the first panel were clear about what kind of economy is needed and what should be prioritised first in a reset: people, protection of wages, food security to ensure no malnutrition and real hunger, enhancing and scaling up Fiji’s social safety nets, whilst providing relief through training and reskilling, and to support innovation and starts-up.
Kids Talk gives Guam children a voice and platform
Nihi Kids Guam Kids Talk series is a great series that gives Pacific island children the chance to ask Guam leaders the opportunity to ask important questions. Its creators say the KIDS TALK series “gives our children access to wisdom and knowledge — direct from elders, leaders, and cultural practitioners of our islands and region. Through this series, we
#VirtualClimateSummit Announced #StepUp2018
Watch President Heine announce the first ever virtual political summit on climate change and saying why it is important.
Women in the Pacific
Today, the issue of human rights, gender-based violence and decision making, are high on the agenda of Pacific leaders, but there is still much work to do. Women and girls in the Pacific face some of the highest levels of the violence which intimately affects all aspects of their lives. To address this and to push
Youth in the Pacific
Youth are constantly acknowledged as the 'future' and key to resolving many of the region's issues, but still face all kinds of challenges, including tokenism from leaders, access to resources and lack of interest. A large proportion of the population of most Pacific Island Countries consists of young people. Youth are constantly acknowledged as the 'future'