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Wednesday 18 July 2018

Apia, Samoa
Dr Viliami Fakava has relocated to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia in Budapest, Hungary.
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Wednesday 7 June 2017
Rome, Italy
Illegal fishing operators will now find it harder to offload and sell the fish they catch, under enhanced United Nations measures to stamp out llegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
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Thursday 28 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Food Security for Tonga is at the heart of the new 'Tonga 2015 National Agricultural Census' report that was released this morning, 28 April in Nuku’alofa. It is Tonga’s first Agricultural Census since 2001, and there has been a lack of reliable statistics for government planners and policy makers in the industry, which has seen a declining contribution to GDP over the last decade.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has signed the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture that promotes food security. on 16 March.
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Tuesday 3 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Forum Fisheries Agency Awareness Workshop on measures to combat illegal fishing is being held for local authorities in Nuku’alofa on March 3-5.
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Saturday 22 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is urging Pacific Island countries to produce more locally grown non-processed foods instead of relying on unhealthy imported processed foods.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Ministry of Agriculture is ready to ship 5100kg of mixed Talo and Kumala to relieve the food shortage in Ha'apai following Cyclone Ian.
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Friday 10 May 2013
Apia, Samoa
Development of community-based milkfish farming in Tonga will be given a boost through a project under the FAO Technical Cooperation Programme.
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Wednesday 27 February 2013
Apia, Samoa
Dr Vili Fuavao will take up a new appointment as the Deputy Regional Representative for Asia and Pacific at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, on13 March 2013.
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Wednesday 6 August 2008
Rome, Italy
The tropical root crop cassava (manioke) could help protect the food and energy security of poor countries now threatened by soaring food and oil prices, FAO said today. At a global conference held in Ghent, Belgium, cassava scientists called for a significant increase in investment in research and development needed to boost farmers... yields and explore promising industrial uses of cassava, including production of biofuels.
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Sunday 29 June 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
The 31st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission holds its annual meeting in Geneva from June 30 to July 4.
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Tuesday 20 November 2007
Rome, Italy
By 2030 an additional 37 million tonnes of fish per year will be needed to maintain current levels of fish consumption for an expanded world population. Because traditional capture fisheries have reached their maximum production levels, fish farming represents the only way to fill the gap. But it will only do so if it is promoted and managed in a responsible fashion.
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Friday 20 July 2007
Geneva, Switzerland
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are urging all countries to strengthen their food safety systems and to be far more vigilant with food producers and traders.
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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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Monday 31 May 1999

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Jacques Diouf, the Director General of FAO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, made a brief stop over in Tonga on April 23–24. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 14, no. 2, May 1999.
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