What is your first name?
What is your last name?
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is an economic
development organization made up of member nations from around the
Pacific. It is the main group that works to help the countries in the region
develop their trade and technology. Members of the Secretariat include
France, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, New Zealand,
and twenty-two island nations. The SPC works to create job programs,
develop scientific research, technology, and to teach workers in the
islands new and needed skills.
The Pacific Island Region is very diverse, in terms of people, geography,
cultures, and economies. Different islands have different needs. People on
many islands fish and farm, and these activities offer those nations’ only
exports. On other islands minerals provide the main source of income, and
a few rely on timber.
Overall Pacific Islanders have low income levels and few products to
export, and they are looking for ways to improve their economies. The
Secretariat of the Pacific Community is trying to improve the situation so
the people there can be healthy and manage their resources successfully.
Which of these situations would be of LEAST CONCERN to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community?
Which occupation is probably NOT common in the Pacific Islands?
What conclusion could be drawn based upon information in the passage?
Based on what you’ve already learned about the economies of island
nations in Oceania, what is one suggestion you would offer to help them develop?(Requires at least TWO complete sentences.)