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Paradigm Shift Needed In Agriculture To Sustain Livelihoods & Food Security

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 5:30 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The country’s agriculture sector needs to shift from doing business as usual and embark on adaptive and disaster risk resilience approaches to sustain people’s livelihoods and food security. Minister for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock ... More >>

MAL Minister Calls For United Effort In Agriculture Development

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 5:27 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

Minister for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Hon. Senley Levi Filualea is calling for collective efforts from stakeholders including government, private sectors and farmers towards the development of agriculture in the country. Hon. Filualea ... More >>

Citizens Urged To ‘Eat Healthy Food Not Rice And Noodle’

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 6:35 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Ethel Frances is urging citizens to plant and eat healthy nutritious food and not processed food. MAL PS Ethel Frances delivers her remarks PS Frances was speaking during the ... More >>

Farmers Get Agricultural Advice On Plant Pest & Disease Management

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 4:45 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

Plant Doctors assisting local women farmers with agricultural advices during the Plant Health Clinic A Plant Health Clinic (PHC) aims to support farmers struggling to control pest and disease affecting their plants/crops was held in Munda, Western ... More >>

Agriculture Team Visits SPK Farm

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 6:31 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

A delegation comprised of senior officers from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Extension department in Honiara and Guadalcanal Province Agriculture Division visited SPK farm at Metapona area, North Guadalcanal on 23rd September. The joint ... More >>

Why Elizabeth Quit Teaching And Involves In Family Farming

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 8:50 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

To leave a white-collar job or formal employment is a tough decision one could ponder and it only takes courageous women and men to take the risk. As hockey legend Wayne Gretzky once said, It’s important to actually strike out and follow your heart—even ... More >>

Training Aims To Boost Capacity & Economic Activities For Guadalcanal Kava Farmers

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 8:48 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

A four-days training to enrich Guadalcanal rural kava farmers capacity and boost economic activities in the province was held recently (17th – 21st August 2020). Guadalcanal Provincial Government (GPG) through its Agriculture Division facilitated ... More >>

Developing Resilient Model Farms To Improve Nutrition In Provincial Areas

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 8:45 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

The Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has hosted a two-day workshop with key government stakeholders in Honiara recently, to design agricultural model farms that will strengthen community resilience and ... More >>

MAL Team Visits Adaliua Farm, Pays Courtesy Call To Malaita Premier

Sunday, 2 August 2020, 5:03 pm | Solomon Islands MAL

A delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has visited Adaliua farm in Central Kwara’ae Malaita Province from 15th-17th July 2020. Chief Administration Officer, Hubert Gua headed the team, which consisted of Farm Manager, James Ernest, ... More >>