Publications

The Pacific Island Farmers online library of publications from Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Timor Leste.

Household Gardening Skills

The manual describes how old andnew techniques can be combined toprovide Pacific island communities with an ecologically sustainable approach to subsistence home gardening. The techniques

Integrated Pest Management

Combining old and new methods and sharing knowledge and skills may lead to truly sustainable ways of managing the insects which reduce crop productivity. File

Community Seed Saving

This manual is designed as a tool for small scale, community-based (local and regional) seed production and distribution centres.It may also be useful for village

People on the edge – 2005 Report

A report of the 2005 Kastom Gaden Association assessment of food security and livelihoods on the Guadalcanal Weather Coast, Solomon Islands. File Size: 2692 kb

Okra

File Size: 46 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION

Sheep in Humid Tropics

The wet tropical conditions that prevail through the Fiji Islands are conducive to major problems with nematode parasites in grazing small ruminants.   File Size:

Market Access Study Taro (March 2011)

This scoping study hereafter referred to as the “the study” was initiated by the SPC/EU Facilitating Agricultural Commodity Trade (FACT) Project in response to the

Vanuatu Beef exports to Australia

This submission is intended to provide appropriate information to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) on the BSE status of Vanuatu to enable a risk

Taro Pest

An illustrated guide to pests and diseases of taro in the South Pacific.   File Size: 2316 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION

Taro Beetle Report

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded a six-year project for the management of taro beetle in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Fiji.

Mango

File Size: 10 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION

Guidelines Rapid Appraisals

This publication presents a methodological strategy for the analysis of agrifood value chains.Simply stated, chains can be seen as sets of interrelated activities that are

Fiji Ginger exports to Australia

The Development of the Pacific Organic Development Strategy was the task of the regional organic task force (ROTF). File Size: 401 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD

Taro Planting

Taro is propagated vegetatively, andheadsetts (sometimes called tops), orlarge suckers are the best planting materials. File Size: 320 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION

PARDI Cocoa Chain Review Oct 2012

Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) is native to Central and South America, but is grown around the world where environmental conditions are appropriate. File Size: 688 kb

Benefits of Organic Agriculture

Organic agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecologicalprocesses, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local

List of Project Publications

The Development of the Pacific Organic Development Strategy was the task of the regional organic task force (ROTF). File Size: 2917 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD

Flower Handbook

This booklet has been written and compiled tobe part of the training workshops on ‘Quality,Post Harvest Treatment and Marketing of Tropical Cut Flowers’. File Size:

Manual Market Chain

The Development of the Pacific Organic Development Strategy was the task of the regional organic task force (ROTF). File Size: 1191 kb VIEW & DOWNLOAD

MFFN Learning from experience Report

The Melanesian Farmer First Network started in late-2002 with the aim of assisting participating organisations develop their capacity to plan and manage projects in sustainable