As the largest financial contributor to PACE-Net Plus, the European Commission is the primary stakeholder in the project. All of the partners make additional contributions (largely in-kind) to the operation of the project.
However, there are many other national and regional organisations that form part of PACE-Net Plus’ broader stockholder constituency, with an interest in the Pacific-EU relationship in science, technology and innovation.
The Agricultural Institute of New Caledonia conducts research for development support in rural communities, centered around issues of sustainable agriculture, environmental preservation, and transformation of rural areas.
The Pacific Islands Forum, founded in 1971, is a political grouping of 16 independent and self-governing states.
Members include Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.