Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) organised the first-ever Pacific umu in China earlier this month, showcasing an ancient style of cooking to a group of 50 guests who had gathered for an Organic Summer BBQ in Shunyi, Beijing. Continue reading

As part of regular interaction with Pacific Island nations’ diplomatic missions in New Zealand, Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) Auckland office team members visited the High Commissions of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in Wellington last week. Continue reading

The annual Fairtrade Pacific Stakeholders Workshops, two international events that serve as a forum for information exchange and training for Fairtrade’s stakeholders in the region, will be held in Fiji and Papua New Guinea between August and October, says a Fairtrade media release. Continue reading

Tuvalu’s multi-million dollar project on resurfacing the runway and roads on the main atoll of Funafuti is expected to produce extensive employment opportunities and businesses for locals, writes Semi Malaki in the nation’s Fenui newsletter. Continue reading

For the first time since inception Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) for Pacific Island and Timor Leste horticulture workers met the government specified cap for seasonal workers this year. Continue reading

PHAMA, the well-regarded Australian Government-funded programme, whose goal is to increase exports of high value primary products from Pacific Island Countries, is looking to employ a National Market Access Coordinator based in Vanuatu. Continue reading

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