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Friday, January 28, 2022

    Kologeto updates on gov’t redirection policy projects

    By EDDIE OSIFELOMinister of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration, Frederick Kologeto has updated some of the government’s project under the re-direction policy.These include the Kirakira Cocoa Oil factory supposed to be completed this year,...

    PM officiates in CEMA ground-breaking ceremony

    Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was the guest of honour at the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Commodities Export Marketing Authority Buying Centre and Refinery Mill at Noro, Western Province, yesterday.The CEMA Project is one...

    Winrock prepares to roll out activities

    Winrock International Solomon Islands’ Community Engagement Team have reached out to Bina and Kwaibala communities and surrounding areas in preparation for the roll-out of river catchment management and forest protection activities.Protection of fresh waters...

    ESP saved us from the worst of the COVID-19 economic crisis: PS Dentana

    By Brian Lezutuni and Mavis PodokoloTHE Government believes that the $360 million Economic Stimulus Package funding has helped Solomon Islands and its people avoid the worst economic impacts of COVID-19.When the pandemic closed international...

    Village students act to restore food security

    By CHARLES KADAMANAStudents and surrounding communities at Kolokoda primary school in Isabel province are taking action to restore food security now under threat due to climate change.As part of the action, they are currently...

    CEMA projects progressing

    The Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) revitalisation and recapitalisation implementation government project continues to make headway regardless of the COVID 19 impacts weighing-down on National programs.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was updated yesterday by the...

    Australia supports Temotu’s remote Reef islands

    The Australian Government through the Direct Aid Programme (DAP) has funded a new permanent pigpen project, led by Mathew Nare, to assist the Nola community in the Reef islands, Temotu province, generate income by...

    SVTA members undergo piggery and kava training

    THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Western Province Extension Division has successfully conducted a four-day series of farmer training on piggery and kava for members of the Sirubai Voko Tribe Association...

    Kava pre-processing training for farmers

    THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Isabel Extension Division has successfully concluded a three-day training on kava pre-processing for farmers from Keregu, Haevo and Buma villages in Isabel Province from 13th-15th...

    Economic stimulus: help for some farmers, none for others

    By Brian LezutuniWhen COVID-19 brought the biggest economic crisis in a generation the government responded with an equally unprecedented package of funding -  it put $309 million  into the economic stimulus package (ESP).Fifteen months...