Culture & Arts Archive November 2020

Obadiah said he had to explore other options and decided to focus on a crop that has high local demand, good yield, and can be produced all year round.

From Copra to Peanut Farming: “Hard Times for Farmers”

Obadiah Malokana is a 45-year-old who has spent most of his adult life as a farmer in Rabakela, Choiseul province.
Teue says that what her father taught them is to make a living that is sustainable, and one that keeps their family together. For that she is always grateful to her father.

Maintaining Her Father’s Legacy Through Seaweed Farming

Teue Sito started seaweed farming in 2004 when she was only 7 years old. Her father taught her the basics and over time seaweed farming has become her main source of income.
Ethel Matani at the Auki market in Malaita Province.

Shifting to Auki Market Boosts Income

A mango vendor from Guadalcanal says that she was fed up with all the fees and poor service at the central market, so she boarded a boat and took her produce to Auki, Malaita Province.