Economy

“The Solomon Islands government has decided to transform the forestry sector into a sustainable industry."

New Forestry Policy Seeks to Control Rate of Harvest

The newly launched National Forest Policy is hoped to assist the government manage and sustain the country’s forest resources.
SICCI Media & Communications Officer, Mr Philip Lilomo said the Chamber recognizes the value of building the capacity of the country’s media workers to report well on the business sector.

SICCI Hosts Media Business Reporting Workshop

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) through its Media and Communications Department successfully hosted a one-day Business and Economic Reporting Workshop on Friday 18 September, 2020.
The signing of the MOAs was made in the presence of the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Environment Chanel Iroi and SGP National Coordinator Teiba Mamu.

SGP Support Six Communities to Implement Environmental Projects

Many communities in the Solomon Islands face unique challenges in the protection, management and sustainable use of environmental resources.
Having completed his application Mathew says he is disappointed and feels that they may have wasted their time.

Where is the Stimulus Package?

It has been four months since the government’s US$37.5 million stimulus package was announced, and two months since applications for rural areas closed.
She says both the national and provincial governments should limit the number of Bangladeshi shops in their area, as it is directly competing with locals who are also trying to run their own small business.

Bangladeshi Shops Stifles Rural Business: Locals Say

The increasing numbers of Bangladeshi owned and operated shops in the outskirts of Guadalcanal has raised concerns among rural local business owners.