Environment’s two year plan launched

The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorological Service (MECDM) has launched its two years corporate plan. It was launched yesterday by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Dr Malchior Mataki in a brief event held at the MECDM headquarter at Vavaya Ridge. The corporate plan was launched based on the vision ‘A safe, sustainable…

A call to replace MUP Agriculture office boss

NUMEROUS calls have been received from farmers in Makira Ulawa Province for the removal of the officer In-charge for the agriculture extension office in Kirakira. This came after an article that was published in this paper early last week with the title ‘Agriculture assistance critical for farmers in Makira’. A number of farmers in Makira…

HRM training ends in Auki

Head of Departments (HOD) from stakeholders in Auki, Malaita province have successfully ended two months of human resources management (HRM) training last Friday. At the closing of the training participants received certificate of completion. The training was conducted by Institute Of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) from the Ministry of Public Service. A total of…

Livestock project launched in Malaita

A DELEGATION led by the Minister for Agriculture and Livestock leaves for Auki this morning to officiate the launching of the Malaita Integrated Pig and Agriculture Training Center at Adaliua, Central Kwara’ae, Malaita Province. Augustine Augua, MP for Lau Baelelea Constituency is being accompanied by his Permanent Secretary Jimi Saelea and senior officials from the…

Public queries MPs’ help

Voters have questioned themselves on who will be prioritized in the Rural Constituency Development Funds (RCDF) for this year. This came after the RCDF forms were made available last week to voters from the 50 constituencies of the country. A voter who wants to be called as Isaac told the Solomon Star that he wanted…

Shanel returns after Police meeting in Tonga

The Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Service Peter Shanel Agovaka has returned to the country on Sunday after attending a meeting on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Tonga last week. The meeting in Nuku’alofa from May 18-19 is to promote the ratification and implementations of the Arms Trade Treaty. The meeting has…

Seaweed farmers get help

GOVERNMENT Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has assisted seaweed farmers in the Lau/Mbaelelea constituency in North Malaita, Malaita province The assistance was made possible through their provincial ward member Fred Wai. The assistance included nets, plastics and ropes for each seaweed farmers that are living along the coastal areas in the constituency. Wai said,…

Olofia: Family problems here challenging

Family problem in Solomon Islands is quite complicated to deal with, a former director to Social Welfare from the Ministry of Health & Medical Services Aaron Olofia says. Speaking to the Solomon Star yesterday, Mr Olofia said that different composition of family units in the country must be seriously assessed, so as to identify right…

Tezapsidis: SI human resources not utilized

The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Solomon Islands says the human resources of Solomon Islands are not used optimally. Leonidaz Tezapsidis made the statement in his remarks during the opening of the conference on Women’s Leadership and Political Participation yesterday. “It is clear today that the country’s human resources are not used optimally. “Women, 50…