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Friday, July 30, 2021

    Sustaining peace through customary land recording

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Solomon Islands, in partnership with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey, has supported the customary land recording in selected locations in Western, Guadalcanal, and Malaita provinces. The recording was carried out...

    Initiative to support rural farmers in times of Covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO North West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGD) has introduced a new initiative ‘Bulk Marketing’ for rural farmers to generate income amidst impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the initiative rural farmers will not...

    Sharon, the lady with a green heart.

    BY RUTH AMOS Out on a remote island of Temotu, in the eastern part of Solomon Islands, a seed was planted in the heart of a young girl and she has vowed to take care...

    Noni farmers learn together during field day, lauds MAL

    A FIELD-DAY that offered excellent opportunities for Noni farmers in East Guadalcanal, Central Guadalcanal and Honiara suburb to share their experiences, sharpen skills and learn firsthand facts about noni crop/tree was successfully held on...

    MUP gov’t penalises 2 logging companies

    The Makira Ulawa Provincial Government has agreed on two resolutions to suspend two logging companies from their logging operations in Makira with immediate effect. The Makira Ulawa Provincial Secretary, James Taeburi has written to the...

    SI constantly among 10 global disaster most-at-risk countries

    BY JARED KOLI SOLOMON Islands is consistently ranked among the 10 most-at-risk countries in the world in global disaster. This is according to a new transport strategy (Transport Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Road Map 2021–2025) for...

    Private sector could help access millions more in climate funding

    By Brian Lezutuni Climate finance brings in big money – more than SBD$1.1 billion SBD (US$159.6 million) in the past 10 years. If initiatives to be put to the Forum Economic Ministers’ meeting this week are...

    ClimSA project launched

    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands has joined other Pacific Islands countries to celebrate the signing of $66.6 million ($9 million EURO) Pacific Climate Information Services and Application (ClimSA) project and launching of the Pacific Meteorological...

    SHHH!!!……..Miner warns landowner against going to media

    By EDDIE OSIFELO WIN Win mining company Ltd is demanding the outspoken landowner of Turarana, Joel Jackson, to refrain from going to the media and to apologise to the company. In a letter issued by the...

    Bore wells for east Mala communities

    By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 4,000 people from Atori to Kwai Island in East Malaita will have access to bore well water sources. This after a Non-Government Organisation, Clean Water 4 Life ministry is working in collaboration...