Updated Mar 20, 2018

Varivao

Sourcing and exporting agricultural commodities from the Solomon Islands, and building the capacity of local farmers.

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Snapshot

Stage 5: Scaling

Focus Areas:

Agriculture and Economic Empowerment

Agriculture and Economic EmpowermentSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Nauru, Micronesia, Marshall Islands and 2 MoreSEE MORE

Nauru, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Kiribati and Solomon IslandsSEE LESS

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Countries Implemented In

Innovation Description

Varivao is the first company in the Solomon Islands that buys: processes and exports agricultural commodities such as coffee: kava: vanilla and cassava. Coffee is purchased from local coffee associations: while the kava: vanilla and cassava are purchased directly from farmers: or through established buying agents. The products are 100% locally processed and are all organically farmed. Varivao processes the products and sells them to both local and international markets.Varivao works with farmers to develop their business models: build their production capacity and incorporate best farming practices into their activities.

Milestones

Jan 2018
FinalistVERIFIED
Frontier Innovators
Date Unknown
New Country
Solomon Islands
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New Country
Kiribati
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New Country
Marshall Islands
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New Country
Micronesia
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New Country
Nauru