World class cocoa

Pacific cocoa contenders at global awards Three SouthPacific cocoa operators have been named amongst the top 50 cocoa producers from around the


Fiji’s show of support for Lam Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam was in the midst of dealing with massive protests against

Movers and shakers

Leo A. Falcam Jr. has been named as the Federated States of Micronesia’s Chief Negotiator for the upcoming Compact negotiations. Falcam is

Lifting the anchor

Can more risk make state-owned banks more relevant? A new Asian Development Bank report says Pacific state-owned banks need to change their attitude to risk if they are to

Climate change and the Pacific

A story in progress Prologue In 1999 David Schindler, an ecologist, wrote, “To a patient scientist, the unfolding greenhouse mystery is far

InDepth: Data driven

A portal to better decision-making CONNECTING decision makers with data, information and knowledge is the aim of a new initiative of the

Trouble in the family

Climate divides Forum….again JUST before the 50th Pacific Islands Forum, the Wallabies thrashed the All Blacks 47-26 in the first game of

We say

Reporting SDG progress OUR islands of the Pacific are truly heaven on earth if the reading of their recent reporting to the United Nations

Hope on Nauru

Human rights lawyer takes the helm Hope it seems was what the voters of Nauru took with them to the polls on 24 August and hope was