It was a historic moment for the People of Yacata Island when the New Zealand High Commissioner Jonathan Curr visited their village yesterday to officially open the Rain Water Harvesting System Project and the Village Cooperative Store.
The Pacific Agribusiness Research in Development Initiative (PARDI2) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), alongside the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) and the Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network (PIFON), invite you to attend an AgriTourism Experiences Talanoa.
As new technologies create a growing demand for metals and minerals, mining companies and governments are demonstrating a growing interest in exploring the potential commercial benefits arising from seabed resources such as seafloor massive sulphides, manganese nodules and cobalt-rich crusts.
Tourism is the backbone of Fiji's economy but it's under threat; the Pacific island paradise and many of the vibrant coral reefs that hundreds of tourists, particularly Australians, come to see have been killed off in mass coral bleaching events.
The New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) has collaborated with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)
and the Australian Cruise Association (ACA) to release the first Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide in the region.
In the deep blue Fijian waters of the Lomaiviti archipelago, there sits the coral cay that is Leleuvia Island Resort, a 68,000 square metre islet that is adopting and implementing sustainable tourism practices because they understand that acting locally impacts globally.