FAO Regional Food Safety

Ministry of Agriculture & FAO video pertaining to Food Safety. Thank you and Congratulations for our Director Crop Research – William Wigmore for completing this project.

World Food Day 21 October 2020

Celebrating World Food Day  – Grow, Nourish, Sustain.  Together.  Our Actions are our Future. Organised and hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, the Cook Islands celebrated World Food Day (WFD) today at Constitution Park in Avarua.  Constitution Park was a hive of activity with an array of displays, presentations and demonstrations by various agencies on the […]


PROTECTING PLANTS, PROTECTING LIFE PARURU’ANGA ITE AU RAKAU, PARURU ITE ORA’ANGA The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is an opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development. Plants are […]

Proposed Agriculture Bill 2020

Proposed Agriculture Bill 2020 The proposed Agriculture Bill 2020 was tabled with Cabinet on the 15 and 16th June 2020.  Following a healthy debate, the Bill was recommended to a Select Committee for further consultation with the public.  The Ministry of Agriculture welcomes this decision as it presents another opportunity to seek the views of […]

Slug and Snail Management

Snails and slugs are a large problem for vegetable growers as they are fast breeding and attack most plants. They enjoy wet weather and often come out at night.                                   Brown Leatherback slug Land Snail MANAGEMENT REMOVE HIDING PLACES […]