Our Stories

  • The Markets for Change Project - Solomon Islands
    Jun 8, 2016

    The Markets for Change project is a six-year, multi-country initiative that aims to ensure marketplaces in rural and urban areas of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  • The Markets for Change - Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Project
    Jun 8, 2016

    The Markets for Change project is a six-year, multi-country initiative that aims to ensure marketplaces in rural and urban areas of Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are safe, inclusive and non-discriminatory, promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

  • Loan provides energy for homes in the Solomon Islands
    Jun 6, 2016

    Single mother and sole bread winner Mary Pako received solar lighting in her home for the first time last year. The 45-year-old, who lives in a remote village of Tenarau in the Guadalcanal province of the Solomon Islands is a client of the South Pacific Business Development Solar Lighting Loan.

  • Veteran vendor reminisces her 45 years at the market
    May 31, 2016

    If you like cultural itineraries that are literally filled with flavours and colours, a visit to the Nadi market in the Western side of Fiji, is a tour not to be missed. A huge variety of locally grown produce, from familiar fruits and vegetables to various exotic fruits.

  • May 3, 2016

    The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme has today awarded three inaugural Reuben James Summerlin Scholarships. The scholarship was established in honour of PFIP’s former Programme Manager, Reuben Summerlin, in keeping with his passion for capacity building and education.

  • UNDP Assistance to Target Agriculture Extension Officers
    Mar 3, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), working through the food security cluster, are providing support through projects already ongoing on the ground. These include the DFAT-funded Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP), alongside other projects focussed on improving livelihoods at the community level.

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