Information, Communications & Extension

The ICE thematic group contributes to achieving LRD objectives of improving food security and well-being of member countries by promoting innovative extension approaches to communicate information and promote new technologies for the sustainable management of agricultural and forest resources.

Agriculture show assembles key stakeholders in agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors
Monday, 29 September 2014 14:41

Fiji’s Ministry of Agriculture organised the Agricultural Show in Ra over two days (4–5 September 2014) and well over a thousand people, including man....

Multi-stakeholder partnerships addressing food security in Pacific Small Islands Developing States and sharing lessons with other SIDS regions
Thursday, 28 August 2014 13:10

The right to adequate and safe food is a fundamental human right affirmed by the UN and recognized in various international and regional human right t....

Horticultural cash crops supplement incomes of sugarcane farmers
Friday, 01 August 2014 08:31
Sugarcane farming in Fiji is mainly smallholder family farm operation, with labour at most times relying on family support and hired at peak times pla....
Using information technology to support development of young people in agriculture
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 13:59

With the increasing focus on the agriculture sector, the potential of information and communication technology (ICTns to support development of young ....

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ICELRD’s core business is to improve the food and nutritional security of the Pacific Community through the sustainable management and development of land, agriculture and forestry resources. This is accomplished through the delivery of technical support, training and advice to our member country governments in the areas of plant protection, conservation and use of plant genetic resources, animal health and production, agroforestry, sustainable systems for agriculture, forestry and land management, and biosecurity and trade facilitation.

The Heads of Agriculture and Forestry Services (HOAFS) is the leading regional body providing guidance to LRD work plans. The biannual HOAFS Meeting endorses LRD work plans and budget. The office of the LRD Executive acts as the Secretariat for HOAFS.