31 May 2013

Samoa business NGO shares ideas with Tokelau group

11:35 am on 31 May 2013

A team from Tokelau is in Samoa to learn about developing agricultural industries from the local non-governmental organisation, Women in Business.

The Women in Business executive director Adimaimalaga Tafuna'i says the exchange was initiated by Mika Perez, the director for the Tokelau Department of Economic Development, Natural Resources and Environment.

The group from Tokelau is seeking business opportunities for island residents.

The manager for the economic development division of the Tokelau group, Asifangalua Halaleva-Pasilio says the team is receiving training on organic certification, information gathering and mapping, and organic farming techniques such as composting and virgin coconut oil.