Tonga Embarks on a Revolutionary Path in Agriculture: Launch of Organic Learning Farm

Media Release: Tongatapu, Tonga – August 8, 2023 In a significant step towards sustainable agricultural practices and fostering a healthier lifestyle, Tonga proudly announces the successful launch of not one, but two Organic Learning Farms. The inauguration ceremony, held at Mahuleva in Tongatapu, was graced by the esteemed presence of the CEO of the Ministry …

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Understand Risk and Liabilities to Tonga before deciding on DSM says US Lawyer

PRESS RELEASE 21/06/2023   If Tonga consents to deep sea mining, it is important for the people and the government to know what are the risks and liabilities involved, says US lawyer, Lori Osmundsen.  Osmundsen, who authored the Civil Society Forum of Tonga commissioned report titled, “Tonga and Deep Sea Mining: An Evaluation of Legal …

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DEEP SEA MINING VALIDATION WORKSHOP

A validation workshop held at Basilica of St. Patua today where Ms. Lori Osmundsen, presented a summary of the DSM Assessment Report: Legislative Framework, Liabilities & Risk and Measures to Building Tonga Capacity to Underdate Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) virtually. The workshop was attended by the representatives from Ministry of Agriculture Food and Forest- Tonga Tonga …

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PRESS RELEASE (01/06/2023)

Climate change induced relocation is the imperative for Pacific land law reviews: CSFT Climate change and disaster induced relocation must compel the Tonga government to review national legislations on land, says the Civil Society Forum of Tonga. Speaking after the Relocation Public Dialogue held at the LDS Chapel, Vaha’akolo Rd, Kolomotu’a yesterday, Civil Society Forum of Tonga …

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Distributing Emergency Water Filtration Kits to the Community of ‘Atataa

Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) and the TNYC-Tonga National Youth Congress team delivered 22 Emergency Kits to the community of ‘Atata Is. and 12 to the community of Mango Is. who are currently still in recovery mode following the aftermath of the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcanic eruption of January 2022. We’d like to thank GlobalMedic …

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