The Global Green Growth Institute this week launched the Pacific Green Entrepreneurs Network (PGEN) today, a multi-year, multi-million-dollar program funded by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) to support entrepreneurs in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu. Speaking at the launch, Ali Al-Dabbagh, Deputy Director General for […]
(Fiji National University media) Growing up in a family that celebrated food not only tantalised Josese Muatabu Lesikicicia Cagica’s tastebuds, but also deepened his passion to pursue a qualification in cookery and eventually open his own baking business. The 27-year-old from Narocivo village in Vanuabalavu, Lau said he never realised […]
Due date: August 13, 2021 The United States Embassy in Suva, Fiji is welcoming grant proposals between U.S. $20,000-$40,000 to support economic resilience in Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu at the grassroots level during the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative is part of a host of activities by Embassy Suva […]
Funmike Lilo’s motivation was simple when she launched SugarBee in September 2019 with a line of sugar scrubs – get to know the needs and wants of your customers, look at the international skin care trends and provide a natural Fiji-made option. Almost two years later, she prides herself on […]
Pay yourself for your time, get your paperwork and compliance in order, and separate your business and personal bank accounts. These are some of the lessons Neelam Maharaj has shared with women she has mentored in recent years. With her sister Neelma, she has built up three businesses from scratch […]
The government has opened up a dedicated MSME Helpline, (Tel: 9986014) and is offering business training to help entrepreneurs.
Leimor Penjueli makes resin jewellery.
Apiame Cegumalua is an expert in food conservation and safety and a businesswoman running her own consultancy company. She is also a trainer for South Pacific Business Development’s Bloom program, a business accelerator program for micro-entrepreneurs.