The newly opened launch station uses seawater to cool greenhouses where pesticide-free cucumbers flourish. A solar-powered plant then desalinates the water for irrigation.Read more
Shepherd’s Pie is an ‘easy meal’ to prepare for the whole family. Here’s how to make it:Read more
PJV Community Development Senior Officer, Peter Tumun, said agriculture is a sustainable venture and it is important that relevant agricultural skills are delivered to young children at an early age when they are active in learning.Read more
Most Papua New Guineans are used to the god old fashioned barbecued lamb flap, or that which is fried, but what about slow cooking?Read more
As 2017 National Elections slowly winds down and discussions of politics is bombarding the media, social media and also taking centre stage in discussions in various gatherings across the country, most Papua New Guineans have already returned to toiling the land for sustenance of their daily lives.Read more
“I’ve never been bitten by a tarantula,” said Khim Khoy as he reached into a hole and slowly pulled out a tarantula with his bare hands, adding that each tarantula is sold for $0.12.Read more
The first of 500 cows arrive in Papua New Guinea from New Zealand this week as a commercial-scale dairy industry gets closer to production. The Chief Executive of Innovative Agriculture Industries, Ilan Weiss, says milk products will be on local supermarket shelves in October.Read more
In January 2017, senior environmental health officer Matthew Laba, who is one of the three health inspectors with the National Capital District Commission, highlighted the need to maintain health standards, especially with food and urged general public to report shops that sell overdue food products.
Despite warnings from Health Authorities, few shops in Port Moresby continue to sell food items that have already went past their best-before dates. Most times, people do not consider the expiration dates on food products when going shopping, thus they run the risk for serious food poisoning.Read more
Last night saw the screening of the six-part series of the Papua New Guinea documentary, Farming PNG, at the Paradise Cinemas, Vision City. It is a production under television broadcaster, EMTV, and its advertising arm, EMTEK Multimedia.
The 75-minute long documentary highlights the potential of the agricultural industry in PNG, aiming to inspire the young and old as a possible solution for a sustainable future.Read more
Now to a recipe that has become, pretty much, the standard dish for Papua New Guinean families. Chicken cooked in coconut cream and served with rice or vegetables.Read more