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Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2018

A ‘dream come true’ for Moemoana Schwenke

10 May, 2018. - Fire knife dancing is a beautiful and mesmerizing art, but one that is generally dominated by men – a ‘warrior’s...

“Find yourself through service to others”, Henry Taylor #NursesWeek

8 May, 2018. Samoa - 'Nurses Week' is an American Nurses Association initiative but for local resident, Leilani Jackson -  it's the best time...

Farming, a man’s world?

27 April, 2018. Samoa - As the Samoan government continues its push for people to develop their land for income, the challenges faced by...

Samoa Vegie Gardens in Recycled Guttering

Here's one way of creating a small garden using recycled guttering that does not require lots of soil. 1. Put chopped coconut husks as the...
The app is currently being field tested in Tanzania. Photo: IITA

New app diagnoses crop diseases in the field and alerts rural farmers

28 September, 2017. The team behind a new mobile app that uses artificial intelligence to accurately diagnose crop diseases in the field has won...

When a Samoan grows potatoes

20 September, 2017. Wellington NZ – Spring has declared itself. Whatever the calendar says it has. Did it late August. Small leaves and white blossoms emerged...

A cheap nutritious way to feed your Size 2

Dr Hazelman shares one Samoa farmer's tip for a cost-effective and nutritious way to feed pigs.  Local pig producers will tell us that their main...

Breadfruit Basics

Brief Breadfruit Basics - is an essential guide to selecting fruit for cooking, avoiding sap problems, and easy cooking techniques. http://ntbg.org/breadfruit/resources/cms_uploads/Breadfruit_Basics.pdf Copyright 2014 - Breadfruit Institute...

Koko Moni knows the secret to great chocolate starts with sun drying

Drying cacao beans is a super important part of the process to make chocolate. If you under dry a cacao bean, it will be...
As treasurer of the rural bank Sustainable Harvest International helped found in Los Alonsos, Panama, Nancy Alonso (right) connects community members to micro-loans for income-generating projects. Photo by Dayra Julio.

On the Frontlines: Training Small-Scale Farmers in Regenerative Agriculture

By Rachel Kastner (Regenerationinternational.org, March 7, 2017) The world’s small-scale farmers are key to safeguarding our most vulnerable ecosystems, and to leading the global transition to...