More than 77% of Tonga’s households rely on agriculture for their daily sustenance and well-being. Semi-commercial farming is also gaining in popularity with Kava being one of the commodities that have great export potential.
The objective of the intervention is to develop the Kava National Strategic Plan with a focus on exports and sustainability, employment creation and income generation for women and youth in Tonga.
The technical assistance includes:
With the support of the ICR Facility, the Ministry finalised the revised Industrial Policy in August 2023 and expects cabinet approval later in 2023.