Monthly Archives: May 2012

National Agriculture Conference

The 2012 National Agriculture Conference will be staged at the NARI Multi-purpose Hall at Bubia near Lae, Morobe Province during May 24-25, 2012. Themed “Key Drivers for a Robust, Dynamic and Productive Agriculture Sector in PNG”, the two day event is … Continue reading

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ALA Fellowships now open

Round 12 of the Australian Leadership Awards (ALA) Fellowships is now open and will close on June 20, 2012. The ALA Fellowships aim to develop leadership, address priority regional development issues, and build partnerships and linkages between Australian organisations and partner … Continue reading

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Crawford Fund calls for 2012 nominations

The Crawford Fund is now calling for nominations for its Crawford Fund Fellowship for 2012. The Crawford Fund Fellowship provides further training for an agricultural scientist whose work has shown potential. This prestigious Award provides an opportunity for the successful … Continue reading

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Mumeng farmers to benefit from vegetable project

Vegetable producers in the Mumeng area of Morobe province stand to benefit from a collaborative project between Zenag Chicken and the PNG Women in Agriculture (PNGWiA) which is aimed at assisting women with improved vegetable production and increased income. The … Continue reading

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Mobile penetration boosts businesses in Vanuatu

A research project of the Port Vila, Vanuatu based Pacific Institute of Public Policy on the social and economic impact of telecommunications and internet usage in the country has revealed, “Modes of communication are changing, new business ventures are emerging, … Continue reading

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CTA announces ACP Media Competition on Value Chains

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) in collaboration with its national, regional and international partners is delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Media Competition on value … Continue reading

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NARI launches corporate plan

The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) launched an updated and redesigned corporate plan during the 2012 Agricultural Innovations Show at Bubia in Lae last Friday. The development and establishment of the plan – ‘Strategy and Results Framework (SRF)’ – which … Continue reading

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Agriculture should be centre of PNG development – NARI

Agriculture should be the centre of PNG’s development agenda and targeted by all stakeholders for development if the nation is to proper and become one of the developed nations of the world, said Director General of PNG’s National Agricultural Research … Continue reading

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NARS organisations set to showcase this Friday

The 2012 Agricultural Innovations Show this Friday at the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) at Bubia near Lae will have staff from the PNG National Agricultural Research System sharing their research information with the public. Agricultural researchers, scientists and educationists including … Continue reading

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Portable rice planter goes to show

Trukai Industries will demonstrate a portable rice planter at NARI’s Agricultural Innovations Show at Bubia near Lae this Friday. Pictured is Manager of Rice Research Australia, Russell Ford (centre), and staff of Trukai Farms displaying the rice planter at the NARI … Continue reading

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