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    Honiara to benefit from Solomon Power $1bn programme

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    By EDDIE OSIFELOHONIARA stands to benefit $500 million from Solomon Power five years $1 billion SBD capital programme from 2022-2027.This is because it has a customer base of 23,000 people.Solomon Power Chief Executive Officer,...

    Local conservation organisations share knowledge

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    BY BEN BILUAGizoMAI-MAASINA Green Belt (MMGB) group which consists of conservationists from Malaita province recently completed a look and learn trip to conservation associations in Western and Choiseul provinces.Eddie Huitarau from Solomon Islands Rangers...

    Marovo kava farmers trained on practices to produce quality.

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    Trainings aimed at improving kava farmers’ knowledge and skills to produce quality kava production was successfully held at South Vangunu and Rukutu villages, Marovo lagoon in the Western Province from October 4-7, 2021.The Ministry...

    Call not to issue beche-de-mer licence to ZHB Goods Limited

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    By EDDIE OSIFELOThe Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources is being urged not to issue a beche- de-mer export license to ZHB Goods Limited.This was after the company, which registered at Company Haus for...

    SCALE-NRM touches hearts and minds of Malaitans

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    From April 2021, a team comprising specialists from many different fields started a journey that would eventually take them months. Led by Dr Morgan Wairiu and Community Engagement specialist Nancy Kwalea, the team from the USAID funded SCALE-NRM project were on a mission to share...

    Cyclone simulation exercise drill for Mala communities

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    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKICOMMUNITIES of Baunani and Bira in ward 26 of west Kwaio recently carried out a cyclone simulation exercise as part of preparing them to respond to disaster.The simulation exercises were to test...

    Solomon Islanders bearing witness to climate change.

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    BY BEN BILUAGizoIN the Western Province, climate change has spelt death for many islands, but it has also given birth to one.Across the jewel seas of the province, there are regretful scenes as small...

    TAX HOLES IN MINING

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    PM: need to properly tax minersBy EDDIE OSIFELOPRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says there’s lack of proper taxation regime to address loopholes in the mining industry.This was after Opposition Leader, Mathew Wale called on the...

    Forestry says it’s keen on copying SFRM model

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    Ministry of Forest and Research is eying replication of the Sustainable Forest Resource Management (SFRM) Project model in the country once the project comes to an end.This was highlighted at the SFRM Joint Coordinated...

    Environmental Health Day marked

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    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOENVIRONMENTAL Health Day celebration observed yesterday has successfully raised awareness and brings into the limelight the important work of environmental health in the country.The theme of the event reads; “Prioritising Environmental...