About Us

  • The Happiest Place on Earth (VAC)

Our History

In 1998 a team of Chinese Experts, (Job Joint, Designers and Architects) arrived in Vanuatu after Prime Minister Mr. Barak Tame Sope previously led a delegation to the Peoples’ Republic of China. Former Minister of Agriculture Mr. Albert Ravutia requested an agriculture college set up and signed an Agreement on behalf of the Republic of Vanuatu with the Government of the Peoples’ Republic of China.

The Chinese engineers under the company COVEC (China National Overseas Engineering Corporation) representing the government of the Peoples’ Republic of China arrived in December 2002 and signed a bilateral agreement with the then Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Quarantine Honourable Stephen Kalsakau on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu. The agreement stipulated that the Government of the Peoples’ Republic of China will provide the engineering and finance of the construction while the government of the Republic of Vanuatu:

The Vanuatu Agriculture College Act and a first ever budget for VAC was passed in Parliament in 2006.

Vision & Values

The purpose of the college is to be the Centre for the training of farmers and acquisition of farming technologies and skills for enhancing agriculture production and in so doing contributing to the economic and social development of Vanuatu.

Our Teachers

Our Good trainers encourage, Motivate and inspire!

George Moli

Agri-Business Trainer

Seru Isaiah

Forestry Trainer

Joyline Naviti

Agriculture Trainer

Oniel Tabito

Horticulture Trainer

Charles Seth

Livestock Trainer

Popular units

See few of our popular units trainees take during the past years

Treat weeds

The methods on how to treat weeds in cracks include futile pulling and much more effective pavement weed killers in the form of chemical and natural formulas

Plan a plant establishment program

This unit covers the process of developing a plant establishment program and a relevant site plan and specifications, and defines the standard required

Measure trees

There are direct measurements. Shorter trees can be measured using a long pole extended vertically to the top of the tree. Learn more here.

Operate log scaling

Purpose of log scaling Log scaling determines the quantity of wood and is done primarily to determine the value of individual logs. 


Some of our interesting up coming events

June 01 at 09:00 am

VAC Conference Room, Santo

January 15 at 09:00 am

VAC Campus, Santo

January 15 at 09:00 am

VAC Campus, Santo

Your Future Starts Here.

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