PIRAS Country Update: Fiji

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PIRAS Country Update: Fiji

The Pacific Islands Rural and Agriculture Stimulus Facility (PIRAS) supports COVID-19 food system and economic recovery by prioritizing food self-reliance, improving local nutrition and developing sustainable, equitable, agricultural sector growth opportunities.

In Fiji, PIRAS works in 70 villages and supports food production, post-harvest handling and market access by:

  • Providing farmers with agricultural inputs and post-harvest processing equipment;
  • Providing technical training;
  • Establishing nurseries and demonstration plots;
  • Strengthening existing linkages for processing and markets;
  • Facilitating partnerships between vulnerable farmers and small- and medium-sized enterprises.

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May 2022