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Members of HCC Law Enforcement warn market vendorsMembers of HCC Law Enforcement warn market vendors

MEMBERS of Social Media group, Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) have supported the initiative taken by the Honiara City Council (HCC) in their operation ‘Klinim Taon’ in restricting the sale of betel nut along the streets of Honiara.

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Category: Environment

 

African snails invading a plantAfrican snails invading a plant

THE war to eradicate the Giant African Snail in Solomon Islands is still on,  as the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock through its Quarantine Department issued ‘Snail Baits’ since end of last year.

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Category: Environment

 

Farm supervisor in conversation with SIAVRTC donor partner, the Bamnford scheme at APSD Farm at his recent visit to the country to assess and look at the Agriculture Tutu Pliot trial at APSD RTC , malaita .Farm supervisor in conversation with SIAVRTC donor partner, the Bamnford scheme at APSD Farm at his recent visit to the country to assess and look at the Agriculture Tutu Pliot trial at APSD RTC , malaita .

SOLOMON Islands Association of Vocational Rural Training Centre (SIAVRTS) has established an agriculture trial farming scheme at two Rural Training Centres (RTC) in Malaita and Guadalcanal.

The two year pilot organic farming scheme was established in 2012 under the funding of BAMFORD scheme, an Australian who established a link with SIAVRTS few years ago.

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Category: Environment

 

Root crops garden at St. MartinsRoot crops garden at St. Martins

THE Director of Christian Education for the Presbyterian Church in Vanuatu has recommended that Rural Training Centres (RTC) in the country tap into grass planting.

Johnny Tomatelu, who was in the country last week on a mission, had the opportunity to visit several RTC’s in the country.

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Category: Environment

 

HCC clearing way for new proposed office for law enforcement unit.HCC clearing way for new proposed office for law enforcement unit.

HONIARA City Council (HCC) is cutting down trees within its compound to give way for planned expansion.

But the chopping down of the trees has not gone down well with certain members of 

A frustrated member of the public said the HCC should have a clean green vision to ensure trees are not unnecessarily removed.

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Category: Environment

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