NEWS

  • A new participatory certification system is providing agricultural producers and processors from the Pacific with easier access to organic markets. Although a significant share is already exported within the sub-region, the aim of locally and partici
    Posted: Tuesday 18 July 2017
  • Saff member representative Anitelea Atonio and collaborating partners from Small Business Enterprises Center (SBEC) are currently in Changsha, China undertaking a training on Bee Production, Grain and Oil Crops Boosting Comprehensive Technology
    Posted: Thursday 13 July 2017
  • WIBDI to expand export of Samoan  Organic Dried Banana's to New Zealand - LOOP SAMOA
    A partnership with Oxfam and New Zealand Company, All Good Bananas resulted in WIBDI exporting organic dried bananas to New Zealand.
    Posted: Tuesday 11 July 2017
  • Agro-tourism park plan “ill-advised” says leading agriculture expert - Samoa Planet
    " The point I am making is that we should use and promote existing properties etc as our “agrotourism parks "
    Posted: Tuesday 11 July 2017
  • Women In Business Development Incorporated (WIBDI) introduced its 8th Organic Warriors Academy to the village of Aufaga - Aleipata, Upolu Monday 26th June, 2017 last week.
    Posted: Thursday 6 July 2017
  • 23 June 2017. Samoa – The Women in Business Development Inc. happily showcased their wide arrange of products at the bi-monthly Organic Farmers market on Wednesday this week, behind the Samoa Tourism Fale in Apia.
    Posted: Friday 23 June 2017
  • Samoa Victim Support Group Public Forum  - Nofotane Project
    The forum was part of SVSG’s Nofotane Project, a two-year programme funded by UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality. The project aims to support the economic empowerment of nofotane women.
    Posted: Wednesday 14 June 2017
  • I am also keen to increase the value the villagers receive, and the best way of doing this is getting them involved in the manufacture of products. To this end, we are looking at having our body wash bars made over there, using their local ingredient
    Posted: Tuesday 6 June 2017
  • Another very productive week , earlier this week [Monday 22nd May, 2017) Women In Business Development Inc introduced its 7th Organic Warriors Academy to the village of Vaisala, Savai’i. The program attracted more than 50 locals on the first day.
    Posted: Thursday 25 May 2017
  • The night attracted more numbers than anticipated and it was absolutely lovely! Thank you, for coming out to support our local farmers.
    Posted: Thursday 25 May 2017
  • " They came, they reaped and they sowed "
    Congratulations to the 54 participants that graduated from the 6th Organic Warriors Academy held here in Asau, Savai'i (Saturday 20th of May, 2017)
    Posted: Thursday 25 May 2017
  • Posted: Thursday 18 May 2017
  • At the start of this week, Women in Business Development Inc. introduced its 6th Organic Warriors Academy to the small village of Asau in Savai'i. The Organic Farming initiative attracted over 47 participants from within the district.
    Posted: Thursday 18 May 2017
  • “I’m conscious about the harm that agricultural chemicals and pesticides can cause to the environment and to our health. That is why I am using natural methods to grow herbs and spices for hotels and restaurants in Apia” - says Iese Palauni Matai’a.
    Posted: Thursday 11 May 2017
  • #News -“In Samoa, the most influential and successful farming group is led by Women in Business Development – essentially a group of women seeking to create sustainable incomes out of sustainable resources for rural families,” says Faumuina Tafunai.
    Posted: Wednesday 10 May 2017
  • Women in Business organised an organic promotion at the Samoa Tourism Authority fale last weekend. Through commitment and hard work, organic farmers from different parts of Samoa all had something to bring to the table. There were different organic products such as taro, niu, bananas, handicrafts and so much more.
    Posted: Tuesday 11 April 2017
  • The first intake of the Farm to Table youth programme graduated yesterday after 12 weeks of learning about organic farming. The programme not only promotes organic farming, it also looks at promoting youth employment, giving young people another option if they drop out of school. The project is run by Women in Business Development Inc. (W.I.B.D.I) under their Farm to Table project, which is funded by U.N.D.P.
    Posted: Tuesday 11 April 2017
  • Women in Business Development’s Adimaimalaga Tafunai has been honoured with a second global award – this time a DVF Award that was presented at the United Nations in New York. The DVF Awards were created in 2010 by Diane von Furstenberg and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation to honor and support extraordinary women.
    Posted: Wednesday 29 April 2015
  • Opinion Editorial by Adimaimalaga Tafuna'i
    Women in Business Development Inc
    Posted: Saturday 7 March 2015
  • The United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and Women in Business Development ran two trainings to support families who wanted to grow organic produce and sell to beach fales, resorts and restaurants. They also taught the importance of preserving Savai’i’s upland areas.
    Posted: Friday 6 March 2015
  • Posted: Wednesday 13 August 2014

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