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Fruit fly_Bactrocera dorsalis

UN-Backed Study: Fruit Flies to Prompt Better Pest Controls

Bactrocera dorsalis is causing “incalculable damage to horticultural industries and food security” across a swathe of countries in Asia, Africa, the Pacific and parts of South America. Photo: IAEA/Viwat Wornoayporn 28 October 2014 – What was long thought to be four distinct agricultural pests is actually one and the same fruit fly, a new study […]

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(Pictured: Customs Staff display the high visibility vests which help to clearly identify official Customs employees. Source:DFAT)

Australia supports continued development of the Tonga Customs and Excise Division

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has been assisting Tonga’s Ministry of Revenue and Customs for over 30 years. Support for the Customs and Excise Division of the Ministry has ranged from provision of technical staff and advisors to the purchase of equipment and materials. This positive and productive relationship continues and […]

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New Pacific Economic Ambassador Heads Strong Speaker List at Pacific Wave Export Conference

PACIFIC ECONOMIC AMBASSADOR His Excellency Shane Jones, NZ Super Fund CEO Adrian Orr and award-winning chef and author Robert Oliver are confirmed to speak at the one-day Pacific Wave Export conference later this month. Hosted by the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) the event will bring together the private sector, business council and government representatives from […]

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Watermelon plantation as part of Tonga agro-export strategy 12 May 2011

Sangster Saulala’s one million dollar agricultural fund

Tonga has invested ToP1 million on an agricultural fund so government can support growers by government dealing directly with exporters. Tonga’s agricultural minister Sangster Saulala told APEN of this development when asked to comment on an MP’s call for government to support Tongan growers efforts to access NZ retail produce market channels. Recently a Tongan […]

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