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    Boost for pig industry

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    THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Livestock Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Solomon Islands Pig Farmers Association (SIPFA) on 4th August 2021 towards development of the...

    Aola piggery farmers get animal husbandry training

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    THIRTY-THREE piggery farmers at Aola Community in East Central Guadalcanal have participated in a three-day workshop training on proper animal husbandry and management. Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock...

    MAL applauds CoL quick action to retrieve land for Biosecurity work

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    Quick action by the Commissioner of Lands (CoL) Mr Alan Mcneil to take back the land at Ranadi sold by Honiara City Council (HCC) to Excellent Resources Management Limited, an Asian Company, for Biosecurity...

    PM Sogavare hails Russell Islands’ coconut potential.

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has praised Russell Islands, highlighting its huge potential in the coconut industry. He however says this has not been utilised to its maximum capacity owing to a number of...

    CEMA buying centre to open in November

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    Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced the Commodities Export Marketing Authority will open a buying centre for Makira Ulawa Province before the year’s end. Sogavare said, “the Government is working towards opening its Buying Centre...

    CEMA trading center at Noro to open soon

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    BY BEN BILUA Gizo EXPORT Commodity Market Authority (CEMA) Trading Centre at Noro is expected to reopen at the end of this year. This was highlighted during a consultation between the Cabinet Sub-Committee of the Prime Minister’s...

    M4D denounces rumours of SCALE being cancelled

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    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI The Malaita for Democracy (M4D) group has denounced rumours being circulated by government that the SCALE programme has been cancelled. This follows reports that a Malaita government minister had told his constituents that...

    MAL conducts coconut rhinoceros beetle awareness at St Martins

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    The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Research Department has successfully delivered a one-day awareness on the management control of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) for St Martins Rural Training Centre (RTC) Agriculture...

    Guale women farmers hit hard by covid-19

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    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Guadalcanal women market vendors who are the main producers of Honiara Central Market are no exception when COVID-19 (coronavirus) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. According to Alice...

    Bellona organic farmer in Honiara to promote harvest

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    BY JARED KOLI Motivated by the healthy growth and harvest of his organically grown variety of cabbages, Mr Bix Paul travels more than 200 kilometres from Bellona in the far south-eastern province of Renbell to...