Media Release (56)
New Zealand Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee Delegation visit MFMR Fresh Water Fish Hatchery Project, Aruligo.Written by Calwin Kepo
The New Zealand Parliament Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee delegation made a day visit to the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) Aquaculture Centre at Aruligo on 16th March 2023.
Beche-de-mere export now closedWritten by Calwin Kepo
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources would like to inform all fishermen and fisherwomen, exporters and the general public throughout the country that EXPORTS for beche-de-mere is now closed as of 1st December 2022.
New strategy will enhance CBRM workWritten by Calwin Kepo
The Ministry of Fisheries and its partners will be able to track their progress especially with regards to activities implemented in the communities following the launching of the Community Based Coastal and Marine Resource Management (CBCMRM) Strategy 2021 – 2025 at Mendana Hotel on Wednesday this week.
Fisheries Minister Hon. Nestor Giro lauds signing of JID contract as a major milestone for the Bina Harbour project.Written by Calwin Kepo
The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) Hon. Nestor Giro has praised the signing of a new contract between Aotearoa New Zealand and John staff International Development (JID) on 25 November 2022 at the New Zealand High Commission office.
Appointment of the Bina Harbour Project OfficeWritten by Calwin Kepo
The proposed Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant on Malaita moved a step closer on Friday 25 November with the signing of a contract to set up a project office.
World Bank to fund three new office complex for fisheriesWritten by Calwin Kepo
Three new modern office complexes will be built at Honiara, Noro and Auki under World Bank’s Phase two project.
Fisheries Minister launches World Banks PROPER ProgramWritten by Calwin Kepo
The Phase 2 of the World Bank’s Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) is all set for implementation following its launching on Thursday 8th September at the Iron Bottom Sound Hotel.
Beche-de-mer fishery open season ends on September 1Written by Calwin Kepo
The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) wish to inform the public that the opening season of beche-de-mer fishery will end on 1st September 2022.
MFMR convenes the 2nd 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 second meeting of the Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant (BHTPP) Project Technical Working Group (TWG) on Tuesday 02 August 2022.
MFMR describes newspaper article as misleadingWritten by Calwin Kepo
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.
MFMR and SINU sign deal to establish quarantine facilityWritten by Calwin Kepo
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.
Important Fisheries Matters discussed during Annual Heads of Fisheries MeetingWritten by Calwin Kepo
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.
Zinoa and Taqu celebrated World Oceans DayWritten by Calwin Kepo
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.
PNA ANNUAL MINISTERIAL MEETING CONCLUDEDWritten by Calwin Kepo
The 17th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) was concluded yesterday via a virtual zoom meeting between member countries.