Centres of Excellence for Atoll Agriculture Research and Development
Leading Organization:International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
The Centres of Excellence for Atoll Agriculture Research and Development in the Pacific will become a focal points for Pacific scientists working on the development of technologies to help atoll farmers increase their productivity. The project is implemented by the SPC Land Resource Division and supports documentation and promotion traditional food production, preparation and preservation. The project also will undertake action research and extension activities to address issues such as poor soil, irrigation and limited resource base of coral atolls.
Project Status:Under Implementation, 2008