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Pacific reps attend Caribbean Week of Agriculture

Loop, 26 Oct 2016

October 25, 2016

Pacific delegates are participating in the 2016 Caribbean Week of Agriculture – learning, sharing and exchanging of information and/or experiences.

The delegates are from the Cook Is., Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Is., Tonga and Vanuatu.

The theme for the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) 2016, 'Investing in Food and Agriculture', highlights the importance of investment for both primary agriculture and the region's developing food industry.

Agriculture is essential to the economic, social and environmental stability of the region, yet attracting and stimulating investment in Caribbean agriculture is a major challenge.

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Photo Facebook - Left-right: Mr Michael Ho'ota (Govt., MAL, Solomon Is.), Dr Malcolm Hazelman (Pacific Island Rural Advisory Services (PIRAS), Samoa), Mr Alika Cooper (Agribusiness, Fiji), Mr Michael Hailu (CTA Director, Netherlands), Ms Lavinia Kaumaitotoya (Pacific Farmers Organisation – PIFON, Fiji), Dr Faletoi Suavi (Govt.,MAF, Samoa).