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Industry Working Group Sustainability Vanuatu

Industry Working Group Sustainability Vanuatu

Date: 02/10/2015

Country: Vanuatu

Funding support for the three Industry Working Groups (IWGs) established in Vanuatu will end with the conclusion of the ...

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Industry Working Group Sustainability, Solomon Islands

Industry Working Group Sustainability, Solomon Islands

Date: 02/10/2015

Country: Solomon Islands

This (2015) report presents models for future operation of five SI Industry Working Groups –coconut, cocoa, horticulture, ...

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Cocoa Market Study (stage 2)

Cocoa Market Study (stage 2)

Date: 11/09/2015

Country: Solomon Islands

Australian and South-east Asian markets have strong demand for smoke-taint free, well-fermented, well-dried cocoa beans. This ...

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Framework for MAWG and IWG Sustainability Roadmaps

Framework for MAWG and IWG Sustainability Roadmaps

Date: 21/08/2015

Country: Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu

This report was written in 2015 to support the sustainability of PHAMA-established Market Access Working Groups (MAWG) and ...

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New Access for Samoan Taro to Australia

New Access for Samoan Taro to Australia

Date: 21/08/2015

Country: Samoa

Taro Leaf Blight (TLB) describes the effects of the pathogen Phytopthora colocasiae on susceptible varieties of taro, causing ...

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Market access Development for Bee Products from Vanuatu

Market access Development for Bee Products from Vanuatu

Date: 12/06/2015

Country: Vanuatu

This review builds on the work of VAN10 (Stage 1), and recommends ways to strengthen Vanuatu’s biosecurity protection ...

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Development of Testing Capacity to Support Fish Exports in Solomon Islands (stage 2)

Development of Testing Capacity to Support Fish Exports in Solomon Islands (stage 2)

Date: 01/05/2015

Country: Solomon Islands

Whole and processed tuna is the second largest export industry in SI. This project (the second stage of SOLS12) examines what ...

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Cocoa Market Study

Cocoa Market Study

Date: 17/04/2015

Country: Solomon Islands

Cocoa is one of Solomon Islands’ main exports, with exports of around 4,500 tonnes of in 2015. This 2014 market analysis ...

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Improved Market Access for Foliage into New Zealand

Improved Market Access for Foliage into New Zealand

Date: 06/11/2014

Country: Samoa

Foliage of Cordyline (ti) and Dracaena (lauti) was identified by the SMAWG in November 2012 as a market access priority into ...

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Market Study for Solomon Islands Timber Exports

Market Study for Solomon Islands Timber Exports

Date: 20/10/2014

Country: Solomon Islands

The Australian Government’s Pacific Horticultural & Agricultural Market Access Program (PHAMA) engaged URS Australia Pty ...

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Development of Forestry Certification for Value Adding of Timber Exports for Solomon Islands (stage 3)

Development of Forestry Certification for Value Adding of Timber Exports for Solomon Islands (stage 3)

Date: 04/08/2014

Country: Solomon Islands

The Australian Government’s Pacific Horticultural & Agricultural Market Access Program (PHAMA) engaged URS Australia Pty ...

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Development of a Yaqona Quality Manual: Survey of Varieties of Yaqona grown in Fiji

Development of a Yaqona Quality Manual: Survey of Varieties of Yaqona grown in Fiji

Date: 12/01/2014

Country: Fiji

Kava or “yaqona” is an important cash crop in Fiji. Consumed locally as a drink for ceremonial and social purposes, it is ...

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Improved Systems for Managing Biosecurity Risks Associated with Horticultural Seed Imports

Improved Systems for Managing Biosecurity Risks Associated with Horticultural Seed Imports

Date: 23/10/2013

Country: Fiji

Fiji’s horticulture industry relies heavily on imported seed to produce fruit and vegetables for both domestic and export ...

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Capacity of the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa to Undertake Food Safety and Quality Testing for Export Products – Part 4

Capacity of the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa to Undertake Food Safety and Quality Testing for Export Products – Part 4

Date: 02/10/2013

Country: Samoa

Training on food safety and quality testing for export products was undertaken as part of efforts to build the capacity of ...

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Disease Survey of Honey Bees in Fiji

Disease Survey of Honey Bees in Fiji

Date: 27/08/2013

Country: Fiji

Currently, honey and other bee products entering New Zealand from a number of Pacific island countries (PICs) must be ...

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Substantiation of Australia’s Requirement for Devitalisation of Taro Imports

Substantiation of Australia’s Requirement for Devitalisation of Taro Imports

Date: 30/06/2013

Country: Fiji

Biosecurity Australia has proposed that fresh taro corms be permitted into Australia subject to specificpest risk management ...

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