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Solomon Islands
Monday, September 27, 2021

    Alternative forest products, a must.

    We will have to work on alternative commodities from our forests, either to add from the current reliance or fill in the gap that round log export will create as we continue to reduce...

    Write shop for climate change

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PARTICIPANTS of the Grant proposal writing workshop that focused on Climate Change and Climate Finance Access are preparing for a writeshop on September 13. This is after the 26 participants on-venue and 25...

    HCC lags in climate emergency declaration

    By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA City Council is still to make any progress on the issue of climate change to date. This is after former City Mayor, Wilson Mamae declared a Climate Emergency on behalf of Honiara...

    Beche-de-mer harvest reopens

    THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) has lifted the beche-der-mer ban, reopening the harvest period for a year, starting today. And the ministry advised interested Beche-de-mer (BDM) operators, exporters, fishermen, fisherwomen and the...

    Solomons Gold Mine of shrimps and their roles on river ecology.

    BY PRIESTLEY HABRU A log carrier vessel anchors few kilometres offshore on Rakata River mouth on Isabel Province in the Solomon Islands in April 2021. Upstream an expedition by a group of French and local biologists...

    CBSP supports 15 to study at SINU

    THE Tina River Hydropower Development Project has partnered with the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) to enroll 15 students from the Tina River communities to upskill and train locals under the Community Benefit Sharing...

    SIG & USA partners to advance SCALE Project

    THE National Government is working closely with the United States Government in progressing the design and programming of the SCALE Project. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & External Trade is leading the coordination together with...

    Young women join climate change fight

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A group of young women under the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) Solomon Islands are on a two-day regional training to fight climate change. President for Young Women Christian Association Solomon Islands...

    Two inmates get training

    Two male inmates from Tetere Correctional Centre are enrolled in Certificate Agriculture and Agriculture Business courses at Don Bosco. Their three-year study began on July 13 this year. Derol Havimana is serving 13 years in jail...

    Awareness in Savo as volcano twitches

    By EDDIE OSIFELO Monitoring and community awareness is underway on Savo island following the increase in volcanic activities there. Villagers had reported the surge in seismic happenings on July 28. As a result, the Seismology Unit of...