Mono’s agro-forestry story

LANDOWNERS of Mono in the Shortland islands, Western province have engaged in the agro-forestry over the past eight (8) months thanks to Tri-Jam and Solomon Resources Management. Unlike normal logging practices, these two companies have engaged local land owning tribes to venture into some forms of development programs as required by the clause in the…

PM stands by West Papua

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will not be intimidated by Indonesia or other countries in the Pacific Islands Forum in its push for West Papua. And Mr Sogavare is willing to take it to the next level, to demand global action through its membership of the United Nations in New York. Speaking to journalists in Port…

RAMSI briefs Makira on police rearmament

SEVERAL thousand participants and visitors to the 2nd Annual Banana Festival held at Kirakira, Makira-Ulawa Province from 1 – 4 September 2015 have been briefed on the Staged Limited Rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). The community consultation team, consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services;…