Regional Archive June 2014

SPC Supports Production of Vegetables, Safe for Human Consumption

SPC Supports Production of Vegetables, Safe for Human Consumption

When laboratory analysis showed that insecticides used by farmers to control the insect pest of Brassica oleracea (cabbage) are no longer effective, farmers began increasing the dosage. This was revealed in a pesticide forum attended by farmers, pesticide retailers and agriculture officials.
José Belo wears a gag at a Media Law Seminar in Dili hosted by the Secretary for Communication last month. Photo / Jornal Independente, via Pacific Media Centre

Veto the New Media Law in Timor - PFF

Rarotonga Cook Islands Wednesday 1 June 2014-- The new media law in Timor-Leste should be vetoed by the country’s President, agrees the Pacific Freedom Forum.