Weeks after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu in mid March 2015, there has been an acute food shortage right across the country. Limited stock has been used up since the disaster and it is now apparent that food supply and planting materials are in high demand for debilitation. Very recently, the Vanuatu Government has removed all duty exempts on food products including chicken and agricultural tools and materials purposely for emergency reliefs. Initial efforts relating to a healthy, effective and immediate recovery in terms of the introduction of agricultural planting materials to restore food gardens are paramount. In view of these:-
- What are some potential risks and how could they be managed?
- What materials should be recommended and how could the initial recovery process handled?