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“Water is life! Its importance to economic, social and environment resilience is limitless, but we continue to see unsustainable development activities that impact and undermine the sustainability of this limited resource not only globally but nationally as well.”

The biennial FAO conference held in Italy has closed after a week-long session which had been chaired by Samoa’s Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Le Mamea Ropati Mualia.
Samoa and other Members have approved the agency’s biennial programme of work and budget, supporting the strategic direction charted out by Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva.
Samoa’s Honorary Consul-General in Italy, Papalii Giovanni Caffarelli, delivered an address on behalf of Samoa, where he called on the FAO leadership to address SIDS issues with a special forum within the FAO.

The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture held consultations for the review of the Tuna Fisheries Management and Development Plan 2011 – 2015 on 28th May 2015. The consultations, which took place at the Fisheries Division in Apia, included Government Ministries, Non Governmental Organisations and stakeholders to review the performance of the current “Tuna Plan” […]