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Wednesday, 30 November 2022 13:55

New strategy will enhance CBRM work

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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.

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.

Monday, 28 November 2022 13:40

Appointment of the Bina Harbour Project Office

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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.

Three new modern office complexes will be built at Honiara, Noro and Auki under World Bank’s Phase two project.

Tuesday, 13 September 2022 14:12

Fisheries Minister launches World Banks PROPER Program

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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