Agribusinesses in Niue can look forward to new growth opportunities as a new partnership has emerged between the country’s Chamber of Commerce and the PHAMA Plus Program. It will enable grant support to three local women-led enterprises that are part of the Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a cohort of […]
Five women farmers in Morobe, Papua New Guinea have received new tractors through an Agriculture Value Chain Finance (AVCF) pilot product, with 10 additional machines scheduled for delivery next week. The pilot product, developed by Women’s Micro Bank Limited, NKW Fresh, and the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative, provides a […]
FRIEND Fiji is calling for applications from micro businesses in the Agriculture sector. If you have a start up or scale up micro-business in Nadi, Lautoka and Ba (Fiji), agriculture micro-grants are available! Click on this link to register your interest: https://forms.gle/83FRNLnge5YFkDK88. All applicants will be required to undergo financial and […]
From her garage-turned-lab, entrepreneur Beatrice Nast is creating Fiji’s first soap made from pure goat milk. The current president of the Society of Fiji Travel Associates, Nast has worn many hats during her tourism and entrepreneurial journey. Prior to COVID, she was visiting Natabe Retreat in the Yasawas when she […]
By Jason Jett The story could have ended with a flight attendant being told she would never walk or talk again, simply being grounded, but Vitila Vuniwaqa hopes to inspire others with chapters in which she overcomes the physical block of a stroke to stick a landing as a farm-entrepreneur. Not so long ago, […]
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.
Twenty Fijians around Navua have received lease agreements under the Fijian Government’s Roadside Stalls initiative, with government expecting to hand over 71 such agreements in total around the country. Roadside vending in Fiji has long played a crucial role as a source of jobs, revenue and value addition to the […]