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Honiara, 21st April 2021: A joint operation early this week at a property in Honiara have failed to locate a suspected huge consignment of illegally harvested beche-de-mer products.

Saturday, 10 April 2021 10:28

MFMR launches new website - FISHERIES 2.0

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Honiara 9th April 2021: The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources this morning launched its brand new website.

Speaking on the occasion, Permanent Secretary Dr Christain Ramofafia said the new website gives the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources the opportunity to show case its work to the world.  “This website will serve as our platform to showcase who we are, to share our core business programmes.  Our achievements, our responsibilities, our obligations, our commitments to the fisheries sector and to the people of our country will now be shared with others beyond our borders,” he said. 

Honiara, 30th March 2021: A joint one day consultation meeting co-hosted by the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and World Fish for people of Malaita Outer Islands (MOI) has concluded with all parties agreeing to work together to develop a management plan for sea cucumber (beche-de-mere fishery) for Lord Howe group of islands.

Honiara, 10 March 2021: Reports of alleged illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers (bech-de-mer) in some coastal communities has reached the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources. The reports described this rampant activity of some people who continue harvesting sea cucumbers despite the current ban.

Honiara, 7 Feb 2021: Officers from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) recently attended a one day workshop organised by the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) at the Heritage Park Hotel.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 08:41

PNA Fisheries Ministers sign communique

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Fisheries Ministers from Parties to Nauru Agreement (PNA) countries have signed a communique at the end of their two-day Ministerial Meeting through virtual platform.

HONIARA, 25th Nov 2020: The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, now has a new updated Corporate Plan.

Thursday, 26 November 2020 08:02

Provincial Fisheries officers meet in Honiara

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Honiara, 25 Nov 2020: Provincial Fisheries Officers representing the nine provinces are in Honiara for their annual conference this week.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources Freshwater Fish Hatchery development project at Aruligo, North West Guadalcanal Constituency is going full steam ahead with the ministry again calling for eligible contractors to submit their bid.

Honiara, 28 May 2020: Eleven years old Samuel Jason Voda Marsh, a fifth grader at Honiara International School (Woodford) yesterday joined officer from the Ministries of Environment and Fisheries to tag and release back into the wild, a juvenile Green Marine Turtle (Species name - Chelonia mydas).

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