The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) shut down its activities in December 2020 at the end of its mandate. The administrative closure of the Centre was completed in November 2021.

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Building the evidence base on the agricultural nutrition nexus: Vanuatu

A rapid scan on the agriculture and nutrition situation in Vanuatu was undertaken in 2017 to build the evidence base for strengthening the linkage between two important sectors – agriculture and health, for improved food and nutrition outcomes. The food and nutrition situation in Vanuatu has changed over the years as dietary patterns and lifestyles transitioned from a dependence on mostly subsistence living to a more urbanised western lifestyle.


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Oct 18


High level panel on youth agri-entrepreneurship in the Pacific: the way forward

The High-level Panel Discussion on Promoting Youth Agri-Entrepreneurship, in the framework of the 1st Pacific Week of Agriculture, will explore and draw lessons from various initiatives and programmes aimed at advancing youth entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector. It will explore different perspectives and options for i…
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Oct 16


Regional Agro-tourism Challenge Workshop: Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific

This interactive PWA side event will be used to build the foundation for fostering shared commitment among actors to joint actions that enhance VC performance and provide sustainable income and growth opportunities for farmers and other value chain actors in the Pacific. More specifically mechanisms for improving coordination and spurring innovation in policy and practice for upgrading Pacific…
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Nov 18


Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific Islands

The Pacific is a unique but diverse region comprising several remote islands, many of which share similar challenges. Traditionally, Pacific islanders depended on crop production and fishing to sustain their daily diets and livelihoods. However, food and nutrition security, health and incomes are being threatened by decline in agricultural production, overfishing and illegal fishing, chan…
Pacific Ocean

Oct 24


Pre-COP22 event Implementing INDCs and other related outstanding issues under Paris Agreement in the Pacific region

Countries across the globe submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) at COP21. Six months after Paris Accord, there is an increasing call to focus on the implementation of INDCs, helping stakeholders in each country to understand what INDCs could mean for them and their businesses and to identify the type of assistance that Pacific countries re…
Port Vila, Vanuatu

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