As Samoa joined worldwide celebrations for the Global Recycling Day on March 18, it was also reminded to ‘recognize recycling as an essential industry’, as per this year’s theme.
notable thing you see when you enter the village is the impressive church building and surrounding fence of the EFKS Tutoatasi, which most of the almost 400 population are part of.
The Samoa Knowledge Society Initiative (SKSI) is well on its way to being fully outfitted with the necessary accessories, thanks to the provision of more information and communication technology equipment and software.
That’s what Lagi Keresoma, a resident of Samoa’s capital Apia, said about the effects of the floods that inundated her property and many others in the area on the morning of December 18th 2020.
Waste management efforts in Tokelau took another leap forward this week with the official handover of critical safety gear and equipment for waste collection and segregation of recyclables. The equipment has arrived in Tokelau and have been divided amongst the three atolls.
The villages of Faleseela and Aopo are now better equipped to protect their genetic resources and traditional knowledge from being exploited, and to fairly and equitably share any benefits that may come from the use of these resources.
Tapora Kai Enua is the traditional Cook Islands practice of villagers bringing their crops together to be distributed and shared with everyone in the village.

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