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Wednesday, 03 August 2022 14:16

MFMR describes newspaper article as misleading

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The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said an article recently published by the Solomon Star Newspaper titled “Secret Reveals” dated 19th July 2022 is not only misleading but lacked credibility.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) and Solomon Islands National University (SINU) this morning signed a partnership deal to establish a quarantine facility for post entry of aquatic species in Solomon Islands.

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.

Wednesday, 22 June 2022 00:36

Zinoa and Taqu celebrated World Oceans Day

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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.

Friday, 17 June 2022 12:17


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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.

Saturday, 05 March 2022 12:27

Japanese govt gifted MFMR with new vehicles

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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.

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.

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