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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 specific pest risk management ...

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Implementation of the Australian Fumigation and Accreditation Scheme (AFAS) in PHAMA Countires

Implementation of the Australian Fumigation and Accreditation Scheme (AFAS) in PHAMA Countires

Date: 17/06/2013

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

The use of methyl bromide fumigation treatments for quarantine purposes is crucial in preventing the spread of plant pests ...

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Development of and Training on Taro Production and Packhouse Standards

Development of and Training on Taro Production and Packhouse Standards

Date: 04/06/2013

Country: Fiji

While trade in Fijian taro with Australia and New Zealand has been occurring for many years, quality and phytosanitary issues ...

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Feasibility Study to Determine Infrastructure requirements for Processing and Packaging Horticultural Products for Export

Feasibility Study to Determine Infrastructure requirements for Processing and Packaging Horticultural Products for Export

Date: 30/04/2013

Country: Tonga

This 2013 study assessed the adequacy of existing horticultural processing and marketing infrastructure in Tonga for current ...

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Review of the Potential for Cut Flowers and Foliage Exports from Vanuatu to Australia and New Zealand

Review of the Potential for Cut Flowers and Foliage Exports from Vanuatu to Australia and New Zealand

Date: 23/04/2013

Country: Vanuatu

This feasibility study was intended to identify species and varieties that have good prospects for commercial success, as the ...

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Disease Survey of Honey Bees in Vanuatu

Disease Survey of Honey Bees in Vanuatu

Date: 15/04/2013

Country: Vanuatu

PHAMA funded the current bee disease survey to support the growth of the beekeeping industry in Vanuatu by establishing the ...

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Development of Forestry Certification for Exports of Value Added Timber Products from the Solomon Islands

Development of Forestry Certification for Exports of Value Added Timber Products from the Solomon Islands

Date: 13/02/2013

Country: Solomon Islands

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

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Feasibility Study on Developing Exports of Selected Products from Solomon Islands to Australia

Feasibility Study on Developing Exports of Selected Products from Solomon Islands to Australia

Date: 25/01/2013

Country: Solomon Islands

Australia’s east coast is a large, affluent consumer market, where many commodity imports are cheaper than domestic products. ...

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

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

Date: 15/12/2012

Country: Samoa

Key words: Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa (SROS), food safety, quality testing, export,  Aerobic Plate Count, ...

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Determination of the Quarantine Status of Nematodes on Fijian Taro Exports

Determination of the Quarantine Status of Nematodes on Fijian Taro Exports

Date: 16/11/2012

Country: Fiji

The main export markets for Pacific Island taro are New Zealand and Australia. The competitiveness of taro in these markets ...

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Determination of the Quarantine Status of Nematodes on Samoan Taro Exports

Determination of the Quarantine Status of Nematodes on Samoan Taro Exports

Date: 16/11/2012

Country: Samoa

Samoa was the dominant supplier of taro to the New Zealand market until late 1993 when taro leaf blight (TLB) devastated the ...

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Establishing Improved Diagnostic Services to Support the Export of Value-Added Products

Establishing Improved Diagnostic Services to Support the Export of Value-Added Products

Date: 15/11/2012

Country: Vanuatu

Vanuatu has been identified as having a range of value-added food industries and a range of products have been identified as ...

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Disease Survey of Honey Bees in Samoa

Disease Survey of Honey Bees in Samoa

Date: 05/11/2012

Country: Samoa

PHAMA funded the current bee disease survey to help maintain existing market access into New Zealand in particular. Samoa has ...

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Development of a Risk Management Measure for Mites on Organic Banana Exports to New Zealand

Development of a Risk Management Measure for Mites on Organic Banana Exports to New Zealand

Date: 05/11/2012

Country: Samoa

Exports of bananas to New Zealand have occurred sporadically from Samoa prior to 2009. In 2009, Women in Business Development ...

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