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MAL Boosts San Isidro’s Farming Capacity To Produce More Food

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 5:35 am | Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has enriched San Isidro Care Centre’s (SICC) farming capacity to produce more food with the donation of vegetable seeds and tools to the centre on 5th April 2021. SICC is a rural training Centre for Special ... More >>

MAL Establishes Integrated Land Management Committee (ILMC)

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 5:23 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock through the Integrated Forest Management Project (IFMP) of which the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations is the implementing agency has successfully established its Integrated Land ... More >>

MAL Conducts CRB Management Control Awareness For St. Martins RTC Agriculture Students

Friday, 30 April 2021, 5:29 am | Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Research Department has successfully delivered a one-day awareness on the management control of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) for St. Martins Rural Training Centre (RTC) Agriculture students ... More >>

Agriculture Support Heralds MAL-CSSI New Partnership

Monday, 19 April 2021, 5:56 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

A new era partnership to boost agriculture development focusing on strengthening food production for food security has materialized between the Ministry of Agriculture (MAL) and the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands (CSSI). The new partnership ... More >>

MAL Rolls Out Distribution Of BHC Donated Seeds & Tools To Farmers

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:52 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) continue to roll out distribution of the British High Commission (BHC) donated seeds and tools to the farming community across the country. Distribution commenced last week Friday 9th April with Betikama ... More >>

Malaita Farmers Supported With Essential Agricultural Tools & Materials

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 5:52 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

More than 40 farmers in Malaita province has received boosting assistance of agricultural tools and materials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) under its Sustainable Economic Growth and Export Strengthening (SEGES) programme last month ... More >>

MAL Applauds Lands Commissioner’s Quick Action To Take Back Land For Biosecurity Work

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 7:07 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

A quick action by the Commissioner of Lands (CoL) Mr. Alan Mcneil to take back (resume) the land at Ranadi sold by Honiara City Council (HCC) to Excellent Resources Management Limited an Asian Company for Biosecurity work is highly commended. This follows a ... More >>

Stakeholders Review, Approves Agriculture 10-year Growth Strategy For Cabinet Sanction

Saturday, 13 March 2021, 6:25 am | Solomon Islands MAL

Agriculture stakeholders has welcomed and thanked the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) for putting together the first ever National Agriculture Sector 10-year Growth Strategy and after a full day of review and validation endorsed the plan for ... More >>

MAL Condemns HCC’s Action For Selling Off Biosecurity Incinerator Land

Monday, 8 March 2021, 6:48 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) in its strongest term condemned the action taken by the Honiara City Council (HCC) to sell off its piece of land that housed the Biosecurity incinerator at Ranadi, East of Honiara. This was after ... More >>

Agriculture 10-year Growth Strategy Gets Gov’t Inputs

Monday, 8 March 2021, 6:16 am | Solomon Islands MAL

The first ever 10-year Agriculture Sector Growth Strategy and Investment Plan (ASGSIP 2021-2030) has received overwhelming support and valuable inputs from government line ministries as it going through final consultations for ratification before presentation ... More >>

Biosecurity Officers Investigate Alleged Beetle Incursion On Noni

Friday, 19 February 2021, 6:13 am | Solomon Islands MAL

Officers of the Biosecurity Solomon Islands (BSI) within the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) are currently investigating an alleged Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (Oryctes Rhinoceros) attack on Noni plant at Baunasaitonga Noni Farm in East Guadalcanal. ... More >>

MAL Committed To Deliver Sape & Varivao Food Bank Projects

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 6:06 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) remain committed to deliver Sape Farm and Varivao Holdings Ltd National Food Bank projects despite budget pressures brought to by Covid-19 pandemic. Under the National Food Bank project, ... More >>

MAL Boosted Sape Farm With $618K Brand New Backhoe

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 7:42 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) last Friday 5th February officially handed over a brand new backhoe to Sape Farm management to provide greater opportunity for Sape farm to maximise on productivity. Purchased from George Wu Company, the ... More >>

Biosecurity SI Warns Seed Importers To Comply

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 6:34 am | Solomon Islands MAL

Companies and individuals wishing to import and sell seeds from overseas into the country are strongly advised to comply with the Biosecurity Act 2013 regulations. Director of Biosecurity Solomon Islands (BSI) of the Ministry of Agriculture and ... More >>

Farmers Urged To Purchase Seeds From Genuine Suppliers

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 6:42 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

Local farmers and the general public are cautioned to purchase seeds of any sort for planting from genuine suppliers as some shops were found to be selling unsolicited and unauthentic seeds. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its ... More >>

Training Empowers South Choiseul Kava Farmers

Monday, 1 February 2021, 6:39 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

Total of 30 farmers has successfully completed two days of Kava training workshop held at Sivai community, Katupika ward 2 in South Choiseul Province recently. Taqu Conservation and Marine Protected Area financed the training through the management ... More >>

BSI Warns: Imports & Selling Of Planting Seeds Without “Import Permit” Is Illegal

Monday, 1 February 2021, 6:37 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

Biosecurity Solomon Islands (BSI) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has cautioned companies and individuals that it is illegal to import planting seeds and sell it in the country without obtaining an ‘import permit’ from the BSI. ... More >>

Livestock Department Continue To Deliver Services To Farmers

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 7:12 am | Solomon Islands MAL

Livestock Department within the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) remain committed to its responsibilities as it continue to provide Livestock and Veterinary services to livestock farmers in the country. On 19th and 22nd January 2021, MAL ... More >>

Achieving Through Shallot Trading

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 7:06 am | Solomon Islands MAL

Owning a ‘dream home’ is his only wish. Eddie Voko, 27, resides at Barana community and is of Guadalcanal and Choiseul province percentage. With 5 children, Mr. Voko is a determined and struggling father. He dreamed of building a permanent home (house) ... More >>

Determination Pay Off For Gwango Community Farmers Association

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 6:27 am | Solomon Islands MAL

Hard work and sheer determination paid off for Gwango Community Farmers Association (GCFA) at Suafa Bay, North Malaita after they received a cheque worth of $4,216.80 from the sale of 175.7 litres (3 barrels) of virgin coconut oil to Kokonut Pacific ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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