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SBD$1.3 Million Livelihood Project For Shortlands

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 6:02 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Ministry of Rural Development delivered a million dollars’ worth of project goods funded by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) under its joint partnership program with the national government known as the Rural Sustainable Development Program (RSDP). More >>

MRD Officers Gain Deep Insights Of China’s Rich Agricultural Heritage And Rural Development Reforms

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 9:02 am | Solomon Islands MRD

2 officers from the Ministry of Rural Development have gained a profound understanding of China’s rich agricultural legacy and rural development reforms after they participated in a transformative training on circular agriculture and poverty alleviation for ... More >>

30 Solomon Islanders Attends Training On ‘processing Of Agricultural And By-products’ In China

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 8:48 am | Solomon Islands MRD

The government of the People’s Republic of China is funding the training program under its bilateral cooperation with the Solomon Islands to enhance international cooperation on agriculture and rural development between China and Solomon Islands. More >>

MRD Officially Welcomes New Minister, Farewells Former

Saturday, 18 May 2024, 4:56 am | Solomon Islands MRD

The purpose of the luncheon was to introduce to staff the new Minister, Seleso and also to acknowledge the great work that the former Minister, Kopu has done in leading and guiding the ministry in the last four-years. More >>

RSDP Keeps Touching Lives As 7 Boats And 60hp OBM Engines Handed Over To Rural Communities In Gao-Bugotu Constituency

Saturday, 18 May 2024, 4:52 am | Solomon Islands MRD

This was made possible under the Rural Sustainable Development Program (RSDP) funded by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and implemented by MRD. More >>

RSDP Funds Fotana Fishery Project

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 5:32 am | Solomon Islands MRD

It opens the door for new potential development initiatives in East Fataleka in partnership with the Solomon Islands Government and the People’s Republic of China More >>

New Policy To Protect And Promote The Rights Of Indigenous Solomon Islands People In The Making

Thursday, 8 February 2024, 8:22 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) in collaboration with a task force team comprising of indigenous people from civil organisations are working on a new policy for the indigenous peoples of Solomon Islands. The overarching aim of the new and ... More >>

MRD And JAAS Of China Signs MOU To Promote Rural Vitalization In SI

Thursday, 1 February 2024, 8:10 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) and Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) of China on 27 December 2023 signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in support of rural vitalization in the constituencies of Solomon ... More >>

RSDP Rollout Starts

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 6:30 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

…as MRD signed off initial 3 million under PRC’s new US$10m partnership program for two community projects It’s the dawn of a new era for rural development in Solomon Islands as the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) begun the implementation ... More >>

JAAS mission team from China visits SAPE farm

Monday, 13 November 2023, 6:02 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

A senior supervisory mission team from the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) of China on Friday 3rd November 2023 visited SAPE farm in the Guadalcanal Plains, North Guadalcanal. The JAAS team was accompanied by officers from the Ministry ... More >>

PAC Applauds MRD’s Bold Step Towards CDF Reform

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 7:31 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has expressed recognition to the Ministry of Rural Development Permanent Secretary and his staff for taking a courageous step towards improving the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) governance. This was after ... More >>

MPG & JAAS Discuss Potential Areas Of Cooperation For Agriculture Development

Monday, 6 November 2023, 7:52 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Potential areas of future cooperation in agriculture development for Malaita Province were the focus of discussion during a bilateral meeting between the Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) and Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) of China at ... More >>

MRD welcomes JAAS delegation from China

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 7:31 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Government through the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) has welcomed a delegation of senior executives from the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) of China in Honiara today (1/11/2023) to discuss potential future cooperation between ... More >>

Developing Local Industry, Key To Rural Revitalization – YANG

Friday, 22 September 2023, 6:43 am | Solomon Islands MRD

Supporting the development of local industry is a way forward for rural revitalization, says Division Chief, Department of Development Planning of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) of China. Mr. YANG Jun highlighted this statement in his ... More >>

MRD Officers In China For Training Seminar On ‘Rural Development’

Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 7:20 am | Solomon Islands MRD

A delegation of 20 officers from the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) are currently in China for a three-week training seminar on ‘Rural Development’ for Solomon Islands commencing today 11th September until 1st October 2023 at Changping District, ... More >>

MRD Bids Farewell To PRC Outgoing Ambassador To Solomon Islands

Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 7:12 am | Solomon Islands MRD

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) has bade farewell to His Excellency Li Ming the Peoples Republic of China’s first Ambassador to Solomon Islands on 7th September 2023. During a small but memorable farewell dinner hosted by MRD in honour of H.E ... More >>

MRD Suspends Senior Officer Over Misuse Of Public Funds

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 7:00 am | Solomon Islands MRD

A senior government officer within the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) has been suspended over allegations of mismanagement of over seventy-thousand ($70,000) in public funds. The move was part of the current reforms that the ministry is undertaking ... More >>

Gao-Bugotu Constituents To Benefit From $400k Fishing & Transportation Project

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 9:11 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Coastal communities and families in Gao-Bugotu Constituency (GBC) on Isabel Province will benefit from a $486,000 small-scale fishing and transportation project. This was after the constituency office (GBC) signed legal documents for delivery with ... More >>

CDF Transforms Lives In Hograno-Kia-Havulei Constituency

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 7:39 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

The Constituency Development Fund (CDF) programme of the national government has continued to play a critical catalyst role in transforming lives in Hograno-Kia-Havulei Constituency (HKHC), Isabel Province. Officers from Ministry of Rural Development ... More >>

MRD & RSIPF Discuss Potential Areas Of Collaboration To Stamp Out Fraud In CDF

Monday, 24 July 2023, 7:49 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) through its National Crime & Investigation Department (NCID) have discussed potential areas of collaboration to stamp out fraud and corruption in the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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