The Director of Fisheries, Mr Edward Honiwala and Deputy Director for Inshore Fisheries Division Ms Ivory Akao attended the 14th Pacific Community (SPC) Heads of Fisheries Meeting in Noumea, New Caledonia from 14 -17th June 2022 together with other Senior Officials from 23 Pacific Island countries and Territories.
Two locally marine managed areas (LMMAs) - Zinoa Marine Conservation area and Taqu Marine Conservation area came together for the first-time to celebrate the World Oceans Day on the 8th of June 2022 at Voza community, Northwest Choiseul Province.
The 17th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) was concluded yesterday via a virtual zoom meeting between member countries.
Officials of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) met with over 90 representatives of communities from the Langalanga lagoon area- who hold customary rights over Bina harbour - to brief them on the Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant Project.
The four winners of the Parties to Nauru Agreement (PNA) World Tuna Day Art and Talent Quest for 2022 were congratulated by the Minister of Fisheries Hon Nestor Giro at his office on Friday 20th May 2022.
Acting New Zealand High Commissioner, Don Higgins was impressed with the progress made at the Aruligo Tilapia project when he and his staff visited the project site on Thursday 12th May 2022.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources this morning took delivery of eight brand new hilux vehicles to be used for the work of the ministry.
MFMR convenes the 1st Technical Working Group Meeting for the Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant Project.Written by Calwin Kepo
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) convened the first meeting of the Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant (BHTPP) Project Technical Working Group (TWG) on Monday 15 November.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) has described the allegations by Transparency Solomon Islands International (TSI) as grossly misleading and lacks credibility.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said the lifting of ban on beche-de-mere is necessary because of difficulties faced by rural dwellers as result of the COVID 19 pandemic.
A high level Solomon Islands Fisheries officials led by the Minister of Fisheries, Hon Nestor Giro this morning began its first round of bilateral negotiations with the Korea Overseas Fisheries Association (KOFA) concerning purse seine fishing within the fishery limits of Solomon Islands.
The Minister of Fisheries, Hon Nestor Giro and a delegation including Senior Officials of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand and their officials, and the Supervising Premier and representatives of Malaita Provincial Government made a day visit to the Bina Harbor Tuna Processing Plant (BHTPP) Project site last week.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) wishes to advice all interested Beche-de-mer (BDM) operators, exporters, fishermen, fisherwomen and the general public throughout Solomon Islands that the BDM Fishery ban will be revoked and effective on 1st September 2021 to 1st September 2022.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has conducted a one day refresher workshop for its staff who missed similar training last year and those who joined the ministry recently.