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 […]
Eight producers from five Pacific nations are preparing to showcase their premium products and unique Pacific flavours in Australia this September. They are on their way to Fine Food Australia is the southern hemisphere’s leading trade exhibition for the food, hospitality, and retail industries. The trade show, which attracts over […]
Fijian baker Krishneel Nair baked his first cake at the age of nine over a wood fire. The Cuvu baker, who has worked in resort and hotel kitchens for more than seven years, has long dreamt of running his own business. His dream came to fruition at a trying time, […]
Myriam Malo’s journey to independence started from her kitchen at the central market of Port Vila, where she used to cook and sell food. Myriam is one of the chefs who recently joined training offered by ACTIV (Alternative Community Trade In Vanuatu) through Aelan Mama’s Cuisine, a social enterprise training […]
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 […]
Nadro Events Solutions was birthed a year ago by owner, Mili Naituyaga. She was then flying as a senior flight attended with Fiji’s international airline, Fiji Airways, but felt she needed to have a small business of her own. She registered the company, acquired office equipment including tables and chairs […]