The Ministry of Agriculture is conducting a survey of subsistence farmers.
of Agriculture Temarama Anguna-Kamana said the survey, which began at the end
of last month, is part of the agriculture census. The ministry hopes to
complete the survey by the end of September.
said the data collected will be analysed and a report will be completed by
December 2023. The ministry is being assisted by the Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO) with the project.
also said the ministry is seeking support from partners to assist the
cubes that were assisted by the Pacific Community (SPC) and the ministry for
Rakahanga School are one of the many items they are seeking support for.
Anguna-Kamana recently attended the 43rd biennial Ministerial Conference for
the FAO of the United Nations in Rome.
was fortunate to attend the first two days of the FAO 43rd session and cast the
Cook Islands vote for the position of Director General for FAO. The election
was held on Sunday morning, July 2, 2023, at the FAO Headquarters.”
said there was only one candidate for the position of Director General, Qu
Dongyu, who was again declared the FAO head for the next four years, 2023-2027.