FSM Supporting Programs and Projects That PCC undertake in Fiscal Year 2018.
LOOKING AHEAD IN 2018
FSM National Government provided grant subsidy in
the amount of $50,000 to support programs and projects that PCC will
undertake in Fiscal Year 2018. Project Control Document (PCD) for the use of
this fund is being finalized for review and approval of the FSM Secretary of
Resources and Development, the sub-allotee of this fund on behalf of the
President of FSM.
Expenditure of FY18 funds will be made in accordance
with the Work Plan and Budget as attached to the 2018 PCD and will be
reflected in the Fiscal Year 2018 Report and the Annual Report 2018 that
Pohnpei Chamber of Commerce looks toward:
achievement of PCC
capacity building and organizational strengthening. This
include public awareness of role of PCC membership and expanding membership
base by recruitment of new members
• Revision of membership fee
establishing categories of businesses, fees, and voting rights for the
• Creating Members’ Benefits
as a way to attract
membership. The broader the membership base, the more the Chamber can
provide members’ benefits which will be supported by membership fees. Refer
to sets of proposed benefits shown under Section 2 – Governance – that the
Chamber will strive to provide to the extend financially possible.
) receiving training to effectively carry of duties and
responsibilities necessary for achievement of PCC goals and objectives.
• More inclusive participation
in policy making at all levels of
government. This requires official endorsement of PCC as the official focal
point at State level. It also extends to having PCC representative on state
government policy making boards, commissions, etc. and to be part of State
official delegations to SNLC and primary mission is to provide the industry with quality solutions for whatever we do. We have developed a unique whatever we do improvement program approach designed to improve outcomes for both clients and members. To achieve that goal, we work closely with each client to better understand the unique challenges involved for their unique project.
• PCC to become a recognized member
of Pohnpei State Trade Facilitation Committee (STFC).
• PCC to be
provided an office space in the Pohnpei SBDC to link PCC to SBDC
• Supporting development of FSM Private
Sector Development Program Policy Framework to guide all private sector
programs and projects to be undertaken by the private sector.
Assistance in the development of Pohnpei Women In Business to engage in
household farming to support food security
program in Pohnpei. PCC will
be partnering with the Island Food Community of Pohnpei and FSM
• Conducting Outreach Awareness Program for
small business development in the rural communities in collaboration
Department of Resources and Development and the Local Chief
• Promoting coconut and breadfruit as the
State/National primary commodity crops for food security and revenue
generation. These two crops are grown all across FSM and many export
products can be made from them.