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Improving value for money in Pacific agriculture budgets

SUVA, (SPC) --- Given the significance of agriculture to the Pacific region, a workshop currently underway in Suva aims to assist Pacific governments to better plan and target public spending on agriculture and to increase value for money in public agriculture expenditure.

Huge demand for POB’s new product

Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) has experienced an influx of customers  inquiring about the new Lifeline Product for Micro, Small and Medium sized, businesses in Solomon Islands.

Guadalcanal business lady grabs top award

A FEMALE cocoa farmer from East Guadalcanal came out the winner of the first ever Solomon Island women micro business awards organised by Central Bank of Solomon Island (CBSI).

PMO – explanations please!

THE Opposition is right.

New deal signed here

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) signed a partnership agreement yesterday to jointly carry out a range of activities to further enhance, broaden and deepen financial inclusion here.

Women’s Xpo coincides with microfinance week

THE popular women’s Xpo gets underway in Honiara with a chance for the participants of the Pacific Micro Finance Summit to have a glance at what local women has to offer in the finance market.

Vanuatu women part of weeklong expo here

A THREE member group from the Port Vila Community Handicraft Association of Vanuatu are currently in Honiara showcasing their products at the Women’s Expo, at the National Art Gallery grounds.

Waste of state’s meagre resources

IT would be an absolute waste of the state’s meagre resources if Manaoba Airfield in Malaita, and Lomlom in Temotu, are left to their own devices.

Church farewells Isabel bishop

MORE than one thousand church members in and around Jejevo parish in the Diocese of Isabel (DOY) witnessed and took part in litugicalo service marking the official retirement of their Diocesan Bishop, the Right Rev. Richard Naramana on Sunday the 20th September 2015.

Half the world's marine species wiped out in one generation

HUMANITY’S mismanagement of the ocean has led to the loss of almost half the world's marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish in a single generation, a World Wide Fund for Nature report says.