Results of PGTF - Project INT/14/K09

INT/14/K09 -Promotion of indigenous pig and chicken breeds in Fiji, Niue and Cook Islands through marketing and consumption

Submitter:CIFAL – Secretariat of the Pacific Community, based in Suva, Fiji.
Subcontractor:  Same as above.
Priority area: Food and agriculture.
Participating/beneficiary countries: 3 countries (Cook Islands, Fiji and Niue).
PGTF input: US$ 35,000.
Other inputs: US$ 100,000.
Number: INT/14/K09.
Duration: 2016-2017.
Approval: 37th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 26 September 2013).
Completion: Final report submitted on 8 February 2018.
Impact: Workshops and field visits were conducted to pig and poultry farms as well as conservation centers in the three participating Pacific island countries to raise awareness and undertake breeding programs to conserve and sustainably manage the indigenous genetic resources of native pig and poultry breeds at risk of becoming extinct in light of the impacts of climate change and other threats.

Contact:   Focal contacts:

Dr. Ken Cokanasiga, Acting Deputy Director Land Resources Division, Trade and Agribusiness Programme, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Email: kenc @

Mr. Nichol Nonga, Animal Production Officer, Land Resources Division, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Email: nicholn @

Mr. Andrew Tukana, Animal Production and Extension Officer, Land Resources Division, the Pacific Community (SPC)
Email: andrewt @

Final Report:

    • INT-14-K09-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 890KB]

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