Engaging Youth in Fiji and Vanuatu in Organic Farming: A Farm to Table Chain Approach
The project is responding to the requests from the Governments of Fiji and Vanuatu to assist in their ongoing efforts to address youth unemployment by assisting youth to develop the knowledge and skills needed to enter the labour market, and to provide supporting services needed to secure decent work opportunities in either wage/self-employment.
Enhancing Livelihood Recovery through Food Security in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters in Fiji
The agriculture sector has experienced massive financial losses due to floods and cyclones over the past 5 years (dating back to 2008). Based on current prices, the Fiji Bureau of Statistics estimates a 27% decline in total agriculture output from 2007 till 2010. With the sector showing signs of recovery through increase in overall output in 2011, it was dealt a severe blow in 2012.
Markets for Change Project
The Markets for Change - Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Project is a six year initiative aimed at ensuring that marketplaces in rural and urban areas in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory environments, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Human Development Project
The project is piloting key activities in Fiji and Papua New Guinea, and will be further contextualised and replicated in other identified Pacific Island countries.