Kava misses out in RDP component 2

Kava growers throughout the country will not benefit under the component (2) two of the Rural Development Program (RDP) that was launched in Honiara on Friday. RDP component 2 aims to enhance the rural livelihoods through diversification and commercialization of agriculture production. Farmers can apply for funds to improve their agricultural activities. RDP component 2…

Adaliua Church building dedicated

THE newly permanent constructed Adaliua South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) building in east Honiara was officially dedicated on Saturday. This was after the community has completed the facility early this year. According to the chairman of the building Samuel Satini, the building was constructed since 2012. Mr Satini stated that the new building was built…

Deportation call

Government has been urged to immediately deport the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) and then ten (10) Singaporeans consultant. The Workers Union of Solomon Islands, WUSI, in a statement yesterday made the call saying the Government must ban them from re-entering the country. The WUSI General Secretary Tony Kagovai…

Govt committed to reopens REPEL

DEMOCRATIC Coalition for Change (DCC) Government is committed to reopening the Russell Islands Plantation Estate Limited (RIPEL) on Yandina, Central island province. Edward Kingmele, the national consultant for agriculture, lands &fisheries within the Prime Minister Office (PMO) highlighted this during the official launching of the Rural Development Program (RDP) component 2 at Mendana Hotel on…

RDP component 2 launched

GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) on Friday officially launched the Rural Development Program (RDP) component 2 in Honiara. The official launching was attended by farmers, stakeholders, non-government organisations (NGO) and private sector at the Mendana Hotel. The objectives of RDP component 2 establishing partnership and support to enhance rural livelihoods through…