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    Alien rodents in Vietnamese boats raises fear at Hakama

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE presence of one of the Vietnamese blue boats at the Hakama Agriculture station, in Ngella Mboli passage, is causing concerns for people in the area. It is reported that onboard, a foreign...

    GPPOL and MAL combine against rhino beetle invader

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    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE THE Ministry of Agriculture (MAL) and the Guadalcanal planes plantation company (GPPOL) are uniting resources against the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle, Guam strain or CRB-G, the most destructive coconut pest that has...

    Coconut experts from Sri Lanka complete visit

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    BY BEN BILUA TWO coconut experts from Sri Lanka have left the country after a successful week of awareness to farmers. Procurement and logistics expert Mr Lasantha Wickramasekara and Dr Priyantha Wijewardane, a leading scientist with...

    Cabinet sub-committee to consult with people of Kolombangara

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    THE Government’s productive sector of the Cabinet sub-committee has seen one of its projects narrowing down on its strategic goals. This was the outcome of the Kolombangara Development Advisory Committee during their meeting held this...

    Gold diggers alert

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    More than half Beche-de-mer applicants only after money, Ministry not interested   BY JARED KOLI MORE than half of applicants for Beche-de-mer export licence are ‘purely after the chance to draw income’, it is revealed. As the assessment...

    Stakeholders called to remove deadly coconut pest

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    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE STAKEHOLDERS, government representatives and business houses from the coconut industry gathered together yesterday at the Auditorium Building, Museum area to celebrate Coconut Day. Under the theme “Managing the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle to...

    Coconut research key to opportunities for SI coconut industry

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    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE IF we can increase research and target research on specific products, we can engage companies. This is according to Coconut Industry representative, Mr Rudolph H Dora who was speaking under the topic...

    Breaking the Culture of Silence video launched

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    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO VOIS Blo Mere Solomon Islands (VBMSI) a local media organisation in the country has launched a first of its kind video documentation on “Breaking the culture of Silence” yesterday at the...

    Australia gov’t stand to eliminate violence

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    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO AUSTRALIA Government has maintained its stand to help eliminate violence against women and to reduce the impact of violence in the country. Speaking at the launching of video documentation on breaking the...

    Solomon expects top representation at COP23

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    BY JARED KOLI THE country expects a top representation at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany in November. This will...