Research Team: Sisikula Palutea Sisifa, Betty Ofe-Grant and Christina Stringer

This report focusses on the vanilla sector in the Cook Islands, Niue and Samoa. The research highlights how the vanilla sector is being developed in these Pacific Island countries and the linkages that are being established to regional and/or international markets. The research findings suggest that the vanilla sector is in the nascent stage of development with the potential for commercialisation and upgrading opportunities through participation in commercial value chains.

Read the blogs:

The Value of Vanilla for the South Pacific

Pacific Women in Vanilla