Pacific Island Projects

Breadfruit (Fiji)

Assess Auckland's import market requirements and Fiji export growers' capability to satisfy market needs.  Prepare document, "Breadfruit Guidelines and Standards for Export".  Prepare digipic contribution to the training poster, "Fiji Breadfruit Quality Guidelines" and input to the extension manual, "Growing and Marketing Breadfruit for Export – October 2005".

Services rendered to: Nature's Way Co-operative (Fiji) Ltd.
Sponsor: Pacific Enterprise Development Facility, Sydney, Australia.

Centralised root-crop handling facility (Fiji)

Pre-feasibility study - Centralised export root-crop handling facility.

Services rendered to: Fiji AgTrade, Ministry of Agriculture, Sugar & Land Resettlement, Fiji.   
Sponsor: Centre for Development of Enterprises, Brussels, Belgium.

Quality standards (Fiji)

Industry strategic planning and quality standards workshops.  Invited speaker and facilitator for 2-day workshops at Nadi and Suva.

Services rendered to: Economic Planning & Statistics Divn, MAFF, Fiji.

Mango & eggplant (Fiji)

Quality management for Fiji export mango and eggplant industries - Written Quality Standards and training posters project.

Services rendered to: Fiji Fruit & Vegetable Industry Council, Bioglobal Consultancy Ltd.  
Sponsor: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Dalo & ginger (Fiji)

Quality management for Fiji export dalo (taro) and ginger industries - quality defects and identification training posters.

Services rendered to: Ginger Industry Council of Fiji, Fiji Root Crops Association, Bioglobal Consultancy Ltd. 
Sponsor: NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Papaya (Fiji)

Quality management for Fiji export papaya industry - Written Quality Standards and training posters project.

Services rendered to: Natures Way Co-operative (Fiji) Ltd, Bioglobal Consultancy Ltd. 
Sponsor:  NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Melon & eggplant (Tonga)

Quality management for Export Melon and Eggplant Industries - Written Quality Standards and illustrated booklets project.

Services rendered to: Quarantine and Quality Management Divn, MAF, Tonga. 
Sponsor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Squash (Tonga)

Squash Pumpkin Export Quality Standards and defect identification poster assignment.

Services rendered to: Quarantine & Quality Management Divn, MAF, Tonga.  Bioglobal Consultancy Ltd. 
Sponsor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Photo of a person getting mangos from a tree