New opportunities for livestock in Fiji

February 26, 2016

Bula from Fiji, where FCG ANZDEC’s consultant Chris Landon Lane presented the draft livestock strategy for Fiji. This project, funded by SPC, aims to bring innovative livestock solutions to Fiji, including engagement of youth in smart agriculture and improving the competitiveness of livestock value chains. The vision for the strategy is: “The livestock sector, led […]

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Australian Droughtmaster cattle headed to Samoa

March 20, 2015

A consignment of Droughtmaster cattle and Dorper sheep have been purchased in Australian by the Samoan Ministry of Agriculture to boost existing breeding programs in the Oceania country. The importation project is funded by a grant from the World Bank through the Samoa Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Project, managed by FCG ANZDEC Limited. The cattle and sheep are currently […]

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Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management

January 23, 2015

The ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAFM), one of the key goals of the Coral Triangle countries, seeks to address problems such as overfishing, illegal fishing, overcapacity, and by-catch. With fisheries being the main food source for the people, EAFM has become a major issue to ensure food security and sustainability of marine resources. This […]

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IFAD Irrigation Project inputs completed

December 15, 2014

FCG-ANZDEC’s Chris Landon-Lane provided expertise in agricultural production and value chains development to the UN Fund for International Development (IFAD) to analyse irrigated agricultural systems and prepare an initial design of project innovative agricultural activities for a large irrigation development project covering a possible 13 provinces in Indonesia. The Project design focuses on improving the […]

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NZ-China Animal Health Programme

December 11, 2014

FCG ANZDEC is currently delivering an Animal Health Programme on behalf of the Ministry for Primary Industries for the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture to support the development of China’s dairy production and to build animal health capability within China. The main objectives of the project are to observe farm management practices and training programmes that could […]

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Boost for Samoa’s livestock industry

December 10, 2014

The recent arrival of 110 sheep in Samoa from Fiji is expected to triple sheep numbers from the present 700 to more than 3,000 in the next decade. The move is a major boost for Samoa’s fledgling sheep industry. Despite being a major consumer of meat products, approximately 60 per cent of the meat in […]

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FCG ANZDEC to provide Agricultural Technical Assistance in Rwanda and Ethiopia

December 1, 2014

FCG ANZDEC is delighted to implement a new agricultural technical assistance project for the New Zealand Aid Programme in Rwanda and Ethiopia, in partnership with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI). The goal of the activity is to reduce the burden of childhood malnutrition through the production, promotion and uptake of nutritious, locally produced complementary […]

Newsletter – May 2013

September 4, 2014

Dear partners and colleagues,  This year ANZDEC celebrates 40 years of working in the development consultancy, supporting the developing countries in poverty alleviation, economic strengthening, and becoming climate resilient and sustainable societies. ANZDEC has so far implemented around 450 projects, always with the focus on quality outputs and satisfaction of the client.   Highlights of […]

ADB: Greater Mekong Subregion Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project – PPCR Component in Cambodia

September 4, 2014

ANZDEC’s team of consultants is in the process of preparing the Draft Final Report for the project preparation technical assistance (PPTA). The PPTA will prepare the proposed climate change adaptation activities as additional financing to the Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Project in Koh Kong and Mondulkiri provinces in Cambodia. In both provinces in Cambodia, temperatures are […]

ANZDEC redesigns operations to further improve performance and increase value to the stakeholders

July 30, 2014

ANZDEC is a New Zealand based development consulting company, a pioneer and forerunner in sustainable agriculture development and natural resources management in Asia and the Pacific. ANZDEC belongs to the Finish Consulting Group (FCG) which represents Nordic knowledge and skills in areas of environment and natural resources, infrastructure, renewable energies as well as healthcare and […]