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Countries in Oceania
Photo by Vinaka Fiji Villagers are involved in Food Bank planning and preparation

Fiji: Food security projects giving islands long-term resilience

27 Mar 2015, UNDP Asia-Pacific

Island communities in Yasawa Islands will be better prepared for disasters, even if their crops are destroyed, through a new food bank project... Risk-resilient crops and farming techniques [are] being introduced to help them become more resilient.'We encourage partnerships like this between the public and private sectors,' said Elanoa Vakabunoya Nimacere from Vinaka Fiji...


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported