FAO Agriculture and Fair Trade in Pacific Island Countries. This desk study has been prepared by Winnie Fay Bell and comments were kindly provided by the Pacific Regional Organic Task Force in May 2009
This “Reference Manual” is the No. 3 of the FAO Pacific Farm Management and Marketing Series. Its content is based on material developed for FAO funded technical cooperation projects in Vanuatu, Palau, Fiji and Papua New Guinea as well as material prepared by the Agriculture Management, Marketing and Finance Service (AGSF) at FAO Headquarters, Rome. It is designed to help trainers and advisors guide small farmers in their efforts to grow and market their agriculture so as to earn more cash from their labor, their land and their capital
This report looks at plant genetic resources for traditional food production and consumption in Cook Islands. It was published in September 2008 by the Food and Agriculture Organization.
Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (HIES) are implemented to rebase consumer price indices and estimates of household contribution to national gross domestic product. More recently, HIES data have been used in poverty analyses and to conduct nutrition and food security oriented analyses.
This Forestry Sector Outlook Study for PNG has been prepared in response to the initiative by the Asia Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It is intended to update the last study that was concluded in 1998 by all member countries and in doing so assess the probable scenarios for forests and forestry to the year 2020.
Reports prepared by the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the Republic of the Marshall Islands based on the thematic elements of sustainable forest management
Nominal prices in USD for selected key international commodity prices relevant to Pacific Island Countries and Territories, extracted from World bank Commodity Prices (« pink sheets ») and from FAO GLOBEFISH European Fish Price Report.
_Find more Pacific data on [PDH.stat](https://stats.pacificdata.org)._
Agriculture s the foundation of and heart of the rural PNG economy with over 85% of its 7.5 million people depending on the sector for their livelihoods. This sector is faced with so many challenges including climate change, lack of access to markets and so on. The access to suitable and timely information and knowledge is also seen to be one of the key drawbacks of agriculture advancement in PNG.