Monthly Archives: April 2011

International Year of Forests 2011

The International Year of Forests (IYF) 2011 has the theme Forests for People, celebrating the central role of people in the sustainable management, conservation and development of our world’s forests. As such, the Land Resource Division of the Secretariat of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

‘Govt investment in agriculture biased’

The agricultural sector GDP is declining. A presentation at the APEC review seminar last week revealed that the value added to the total GDP is also proportionately smaller compared to the industry and service sectors. Acting director for policy with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Agriculture gets technical expert from China

Central Province women in agriculture will get more insights and technical expect on the cultivation of flowers and ornamental plants, thanks to the Chinese government. The Central province Women in Agriculture Coordinator Shirely Hopa left yesterday for Suzho, China to attend … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Welcome!

Welcome to PNG-AGRINEWS, a new blog on agriculture and rural development in Papua New Guinea. It aims to facilitate on-line sharing of news and views on food and agriculture; climate change and environmental sustainability; poverty alleviation, rural development; and emerging interventions in science, technology and innovation; which … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment