Project final report
Accelerating economic development through engagement and development of local industry institutions in Pacific island countries - Final report
This project aimed to identify actionable insights on how donors, governments and industry organisations can increase the momentum for change on the ground in the Pacific.
Industry organisations are an important part of donor and recipient government strategies and initiatives to reinvigorate agriculture in the Pacific. The project has found the range of potential services that industry organisations can provide for economic development is broad and includes: information and support services for businesses; marketing and access to markets; consolidated processing or handling services; certification and production standards oversight, and representation, advocacy and relationship/network development.