PIRAS Country Update: Samoa

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PIRAS Country Update: Samoa

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 Samoa, PIRAS supports food production, post-harvest handling and market access by:

  • Distributing planting materials and production inputs;
  • Providing farming equipment and training to improve farm productivity;
  • Providing food processing technology and training to support post-harvest handling, food preservation and value adding;
  • Linking agribusiness to markets through e-commerce platforms and inclusion in Government purchasing supply schemes.

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June 2022