Over 2,700 agricultural officers, each issued a motorbike by the government, have been deployed across the country to educate farmers on best practices, such as which crops are most adapted to climate change.
A cereal production and marketing programme is substantially boosting smallholders’ incomes, making the agricultural sector much more attractive to young people. As a consequence, youth migration has decreased.
This series of events builds on the work that started in September/October 2018, when seven representatives of Pacific Islands farmers/producers' organisations and government ministries working with farmers' organisations in Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in the international course 'Organised Farmers as Partners in Agribusiness - Optimising the…
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