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Solomon Islands MRD - Latest News [Page 1]

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 >>

SI And PRC Deepen Diplomatic Ties As Guangdong Offers More Assistance

Sunday, 23 July 2023, 8:39 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Guangdong Province in China has supported three government ministries with the donation of ten motorcycles on 21 July 2023 as Solomon Islands and the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) continues to strengthen their bilateral ties and practical cooperation. ... More >>

Veke Continues To Support Momentous Developments In West Guadalcanal

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 7:35 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Member of Parliament for West Guadalcanal Constituency (WGC) Honourable Anthony Veke continues to support momentous developments in his constituency with the latest handover of three important community projects. The handovers also coincided with ... More >>

Public symposium on new CDF law set, 6 July

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 6:21 am | Solomon Islands MRD

A symposium to get public opinion and views on the newly proposed Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Act 2023 is set for tomorrow, Thursday 6 July 2023. The symposium will be held at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Lecture Theatre, Kukum ... More >>

Empowering Rural Women In East Choiseul Constituency Towards Self-reliance

Monday, 3 July 2023, 6:22 am | Solomon Islands MRD

More than 300 women from East Choiseul Constituency (ECC) have successfully completed their two-week of intensive life-skills training on 27 June 2023 at the ECC Development Centre in Kerepangara Ward 15, Choiseul Province. The training on sewing, sewing ... More >>

MRD Officials Pay Courtesy Call On Central Province Premier

Friday, 23 June 2023, 5:26 pm | Solomon Islands MRD

Top government officials from the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) have paid a courtesy visit to the Premier of Central Islands Province (CIP) Honourable Polycarp Galaigu at his office in Tulagi today (Friday 23 June 2023). The meeting was a success ... More >>





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