Assistance for Regional Training in Pasture Improvement
(Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and Western Samoa)


Proceedings of a workshop held on the islands of Upolu and Savaii, Western Samoa, 8-11 December 1995

Editors: Stephen Lee and David Macfarlane

Table of Contents

FOREWORD

• WORKSHOP OPENING

Welcome address on behalf of the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
H.C. Dewan

Opening and Keynote address on behalf of the Government of Western Samoa
Misa Telefoni

Workshop introduction
S. G. Reynolds

• COUNTRY PAPERS

Papua New Guinea
P. W. Banguinin et al.

Solomon Islands
D. Wate

Vanuatu
T. Bangalini

Fiji
P. Manueli

Tonga
N. Situa

Western Samoa
F. Tevita

INVITED SPECIALIST PAPERS

A project proposal for FAO managed development assistance - "Sustainable Commercial Animal production from Pastures in South Pacific Farming Systems (SCAPP)
D. C. Macfarlane

Cattle under coconuts, a sustainable improved pasture system for South Pacific island countries
S. D. Lee

Tree legumes for fodder, improved food security and erosion control in Western Samoa
T. Taogaga

Achievements of UNDP/FAO Western Samoa Livestock and Pasture Development Project, SAM/95/001
S. D. Lee

THE FUTURE

Future needs of individual countries

Workshop resolution

WORKSHOP CLOSURE

Vote of thanks
S. G. Reynolds

Final Comments and Workshop Closure from Session Chair
H. C. Dewan