Conservation International Supports Turtle Conservation Efforts in Visunauru

Conservation International Supports Turtle Conservation Efforts in Visunauru

Editor’s DeskMay 24, 20243 min read

LAST week, the Inshore Fisheries Team from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources visited Visunauru, East Guadalcanal, to brief the local community on the outcomes of a recent exchange program with the Tetepare Conservation site in the Western Province.…

WWFSI Collaborate with Rural Communities in Marine Conservation

WWFSI Collaborate with Rural Communities in Marine Conservation

Editor’s DeskMay 17, 20243 min read

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU THE Worldwide Fund for Nature Solomon Islands in partnership with Australian Government are collaborating with 18 communities to focus on marine resources, a crucial source of livelihood and income in the Solomon Islands. Worldwide Fund for Nature…

KGA Collaborates with Tina River Hydropower Project to Empower Local Communities

KGA Collaborates with Tina River Hydropower Project to Empower Local Communities

Editor’s DeskMay 17, 20243 min read

THE 15MW renewable energy project continues to provide business opportunities for local companies such as Honiara based Kastom Gaden Association (KGA), who recently worked alongside the Gender Action Plan (GAP) Program team to train local catchment communities in agricultural practices. …

Sato Pan Toilets Making Impact in South Vela

Sato Pan Toilets Making Impact in South Vela

Editor’s DeskApr 16, 20242 min read

THE work on the demonstration and installation of Sato Pan toilets across communities in South Vela, Western Province, is progressing smoothly, says Patrick Olapitu, Project Officer for the National Sanitation Sustainability Plan (NSSP) phase two program in South Vela. The…

Qwaina Calls for the Commercialization of Pineapple Production

Qwaina Calls for the Commercialization of Pineapple Production

Editor’s DeskApr 13, 20243 min read

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU FOX Qwaina, a native of Santa Ana in Makira/Ulawa province, is pushing for the commercialization of pineapple in the Solomon Islands. Qwaina, a former teacher and Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) Archbishop’s Private Secretary, believes that pineapple…