Port Vila Communiqué – A Call for Action

Year of Publication: 2017-11-29

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The ‘Port Vila Communiqué – A Call for Action’ is an output of the high-level panel on ‘Promoting Youth Agri-Entrepreneurship in the Pacific’,endorsed Government of Vanuatu and held on 17th October 2017 during the first ever ‘Pacific Week of Agriculture’ in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Over 65 delegates representing Pacific governments, financial and private sector institutions and youth as well as international and regional development partners, donors and African and Caribbean young agri-entrepreneurs were in attendance. The communiqué and call to action reflects the aspirations of those who contributed to as well as participated in this event. The legitimacy of the recommendations is based upon their credibility and input.

The event was organised by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Pacific Community (SPC), and the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO).