Kiribati

Overview

Country Kiribati Capital : South Tawara

Kiribati has a population of around 106,000. Kiribati’s economy depends heavily on the export phosphate rock, but the country’s deposit has been depleted. Commercial seaweed farming has become an important economic activity.

The major agricultural products are copra, taro, breadfruit, sweet potatoes, and vegetables. Bananas, screw-pine and papaya are also cultivated as food crops.

The Crop Trust has supported 1 projects in Kiribati

  1. Breadfruit: The Crop Trust supported the Ministry of Environment Kiribati to regenerate and safety duplicate 7 breadfruit accessions with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of the crop.