Contract farming forward for agriculture

Contract farming will be the next bandwagon for Solomon islands agricultural producers to access markets, capital and increased productivity. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Jimmy Saelea made this sounding at the opening of a FAO sponsored contract farming planning workshop for nationals in Honiara this week. The workshop is organized…

Omokirio congratulates Ragomo

The recent news of Elliot Ragomo has impressed all Solomon Islanders and many took their time to congratulate the Solomon Islands national futsal team captain. Amongst the many who congratulated Elliot Ragomo is one of the founding fathers of futsal in Solomon Islands, Eddie Omokirio. The futsal journey has started from a shared vision with…

CLOUD OVER DCC GOV’T

PM leaves for Aust today despite uncertainty PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare leaves for Australia today amid fears a number of his ministers are scheming to bring him down from the top job. Since the sacking of two of his ministers and the reshuffling of others last week, cracks in the unity of the DCC government…

SIWIBA members undergo training

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) members have undertaken a three-day Innovative Entrepreneurship for Women in Business in Honiara. The three days training started on Tuesday at the SIWIBA Business Development Centre and concluded yesterday with a formal presentation of certificates to participants. Facilitators are from Israel, Ms. Reem Shachar who is the…

Three more to study in Japan

THREE Solomon Islanders will leave for Japan next week to undertake master degree studies in various fields. The trio had been awarded scholarships by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through Pacific Leaders’ Education Assistance for the Development of States (Pacific-LEADS). “I am happy to announce today (yesterday) that three Solomon Islanders have been awarded…