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BY JOHN CHRISMA IF there was any question about the interest of rural women to register their interest and affiliation to the newly launched North West Guadalcanal Development Association at Pisei village in the Aruligho Community, the Chairman of the Association, Simon Chottu has the answer to it. Hundreds of rural...
BY JOY OFASIA MORE recently in New Zealand coronavirus cases have forced seasonal workers to take masks, social distancing, and other safety precautions seriously to prevent the COVID-19 transmission in their workplace, leaving them stressed to return home to their families back home. “Things were a little different even though we...
BY JOY OFASIA AGRICULTURE is one specific area where microfinance trainings or finance education has tailored itself to the needs of rural women farmers in the Solomon Islands. Nowadays, it has become a catalyst to help the rural women farmers in the country; and over time it has developed rural...
BY JOY OFASIA IN 2017, Marilyn Samani from Guadalcanal province was introduced to the profitable worth of moringa from her friend who started a small-scale business of Moringa powder in the Philippines. After an initial test run earlier that year, Samani now produces and sells Moringa powder and oil for a...
BY JOY OFASIA WORKING in the field of agriculture is Marles Pitavato’s passion since she graduated from Batuna vocational school in Marovo, Western province. Marles comes from the Choiseul province and has been working in Zaina Tina organic farm for four years since 2015. Marles has a heart in engagement in agriculture....
BY JOY OFASIA HAVING given an employment opportunity by Zaina Tina Organic Farm has been a blessing and living testament of survival for Alice Tina and her family. It has been a decade since she has worked as a gardener at the Organic Farm situated at Burns Creek, East Honiara. “I have...
BY JOY OFASIA A local mother is “grateful beyond words” to the Taiwan Technical Mission for giving her a lifetime job opportunity. The government of Solomon Islands has recently made the decision to sever ties with Taiwan following a review of its foreign policy, which forced the Technical Mission to close...
BY JOY OFASIA TAIWAN’S Technical Mission closure has left young students from vocational schools dismayed as the students practical training attachment program ends. Around 22 students from various rural vocational centres in the country undergoing agriculture and livestock practical training at the Taiwan Technical Mission at King George Six, East Honiara...
Hefty market fees and lack of adequate spaces at the Honiara Central Market are some of the challenges experienced by rural women from Guadalcanal Province when trying to sell produces. According to the President of Guadalcanal Council of Women, Mrs Alice Hou, these are pressing issues that are greatly affecting...
ORGANIC farming might not be a new agricultural concept in the country. However, the concept and practise has been an on-going passion for local farmer at Zai Na Tina Centre for Organic Systems (ZNT) in Honiara. As a farmer support organisation, the Centre has provided valuable service and expertise to...