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Friday 4 April 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ha’apai Group will not be joining the Royal Agricultural, Fisheries and Industrial Shows in 2014 due to the extensive damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Ian in January this year.
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Thursday 15 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI opened the fourth Royal Agricultural Show in Pangai, Ha’apai on Wednesday, August 14, where an abundance of local food and products was displayed at the one-day event.
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Thursday 1 August 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Royal Agricultural Shows for Tonga’s two northern outer islands of Niuatoputapu and Niuafo’ou will be held this month after an eight-year lapse. King Tupou VI will be the guest of honour starting in Niuatoputapu on August 7 and Niuafo’ou on August 8, and continuing throughout all of Tonga island groups.
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Monday 18 February 2013
Suva, Fiji
Australian researchers from Queensland University’s “Pacific Agricultural Research for Development Initiative (PARDI)” are leading a vegetable research project know as PGS (Participatory Guarantee Systems) in Fiji and the Solomon Islands to help identify ways to strengthen food production and manufacture in the region.
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Wednesday 24 October 2012
Nadi, Fiji
Meeting in Fiji on 17–18 October the Heads of Quarantine of Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, and established a new forum for collaboration on technical issues currently limiting trade. Elvis Silvestrini, Fiji’s Head of Quarantine and inaugural Chair of the new group said, “We all want profitable and safe trade between Pacific Island countries, and also with our bigger trading partners. We need to work together to make that happen." - PHAMA press release.
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Friday 24 February 2012
Rome, Italy
In an insightful keynote address at the International Fund for Agricultural Fund (IFAD) annual meeting, 22 February 2012, Mario Monti, Prime Minister of the Italian Republic, underscored the relationships between food security, global security and the future of the planet. Echoing the meeting’s theme of “Feeding the world, protecting the planet”, Monti noted that “we are putting unsustainable pressure on the world’s natural resources. . .”
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Thursday 16 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Economic Dialogue aimed at growing the Tongan economy in a collective effort, will be held on March 7-8 hosted by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, and will bring together key people in agriculture, fisheries and tourism sectors, and government, to develop actions and address the challenges of Tonga's current economic downturn.
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Thursday 21 July 2011
Rome, Italy
Pressing challenges, such as a changing climate and volatile food prices, require that policy makers have more open and constructive exchanges about their experiences to achieve progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), senior officials of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said ahead of a South-South cooperation meeting in China from 21 to 27 July.
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Monday 25 February 2008
Apia, Samoa
A consultative workshop on agricultural commodities will be held in Samoa at Hotel Kitano Tusitala, 27-29 February, 2008.
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Thursday 17 May 2007
Apia, Samoa
The seventh session of the FAO South West Pacific Ministers of Agriculture meeting will be held at the Marshall Islands Resort Hotel, in Majuro from 29 to 31 May 2007. This major biennial event is convened by FAO to review and make recommendations on key food and agricultural issues affecting the Pacific region.
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Tuesday 20 March 2007
Apia, Samoa
A three-year $4.5 million regional project funded by Italy started in 2004 in 14 Pacific Island countries (PICs) to enhance food production and security focusing on supply-related activities as well as strengthening agricultural trade and policy.
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Friday 10 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Government today, Friday, June 10, 2005, approved the exemption of various products needed by the agricultural sector from the Consumption Tax. This approval also designated that the same set of items be subject to a zero rate of Consumption Tax.
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