News - Vanuatu

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Oct '16

20 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

Agro-forestry Farming Approach to Boost Vanuatu’s Resilience

An agro-forestry farming approach introduced in Vanuatu aims to help communities address agricultural risks worsened by extreme weather patterns. With Tropical Cyclone Pam impacts still fresh in...

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04

Oct '16

4 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

From Tanna to Hollywood: Film success for Vanuatu love story

The cast of Vanuatu film, Tanna, travelled to Hollywood this month to attend the movies official release in Los Angeles as well as New York City. EyeWitness news interviewed the cast members...

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22

Sep '16

22 Sep 2016

Vanuatu

Para-vet training to support Vanuatu’s livestock industry

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Twenty-two animal health and production workers as well as biosecurity officers from Vanuatu are undergoing specialised summer school training in Port Vila and Santo,...

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15

Sep '16

15 Sep 2016

Vanuatu

Jubilation after Vanuatu reaches a FIFA World Cup finals series for the first time

There were emotional scenes after Vanuatu scored a late semi-final win against Solomon Islands to reach the OFC under 20 championship final, but more importantly they also qualified for the under...

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13

Sep '16

13 Sep 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu Film, Tanna, a Contender for Oscars

Set in one of Vanuatu’s remote parts, the 104-minute film has an absolute and pure quality. Tanna was directed and produced by Australian film makers, Bentley Dean and Martin Butler, and has...

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30

Aug '16

30 Aug 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu receives Pacific Air Ambulance Service

Vanuatu has received its first Air Ambulance, The Pacific Air Ambulance Service. When addressing the guests at a function recently, Michael Benjamin a board member to the Vanuatu Pro Medic asked...

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25

Aug '16

25 Aug 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu holds 'slow food festival'

Residents on Vanuatu's Tanna Island will hold their first 'slow food festival' this week, featuring traditional methods of cooking and preserving food for times of disaster. The festival begins...

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12

Aug '16

12 Aug 2016

Vanuatu

Powerful 7.2 quake strikes Pacific off Vanuatu

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has struck southeast off the island nation of Vanuatu in Oceania, US Geological Survey has reported. An alert over a local threat of a tsunami has been issued by the...

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09

Aug '16

9 Aug 2016

Vanuatu

Passion for education service to the country recognised

The Port Vila International School’s long serving Principal, Mrs. Faye Taylor, was awarded a prestigious Independence Medal for services to education by President Baldwin Lonsdale at State...

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03

Aug '16

3 Aug 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu: A New Awakening for the Republic

As the last chords of the national anthem echoed across the parade ground at Independence Park on Saturday, Charlot Salwai stood and delivered his first Independence Day address. The annual...

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19

Jul '16

19 Jul 2016

Vanuatu

In Vanuatu, children with disabilities recover and thrive one year after the cyclone

On the night Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, Tamanu’s family was forced to leave their home and seek shelter with relatives. When they returned, their house was destroyed. One year later, Tamanu is...

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19

Jul '16

19 Jul 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu to plant 50,000 coconuts

Fifty thousand coconuts are to be planted in Vanuatu as part of a National Coconut Strategy launched this morning by the government. The nine year plan from the Ministry of Agriculture aims to...

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