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IMF Release Findings After Consultations on Article IV

IMF Release Findings After Consultations on Article IV

International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ms. Alison Stuart visited the Solomon Islands during October 30-November 12 to hold discussions on the 2019 Article IV Consultation. At the conclusion of the visit, Ms. Stuart issued the following statement:
EASI Congratulates Dr Forau on New Role as CBSI Governor

EASI Congratulates Dr Forau on New Role as CBSI Governor

"Economic Association of Solomon Islands Congratulates Dr. Luke Forau on his new role as the Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands."
A graveyard of Homes in Walande, malaita Province, Solomon Islands.

Life Alone on a Disappearing Island

Climate change is harsh reality for the Pacific Islands to which Ms. Madeleine Chapman travelled to the Solomon Islands with World Vision to meet the communities whose lives are already being upturned by climate change.
Each player and team official received $5000 each as a token of appreciation for qualifying for a record straight 4th World Cup in Lithuania next year.

Kurukuru Rewarded for Recent Win

Solomon Islands Kurukuru futsal team was rewarded with a sum of $90,000 for winning their 5th consecutive OFC title at the recent 2019 OFC Futsal Nations Cup in Paita, New Caledonia.
Ruth Maetala (centre) who runs the Waka Mere program with Regina Pokana (L), Sustainability and Quality Manager, GPPOL with another employee at Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL). GPPOL is one of the Waka Mere participating companies.

The Driving Force Behind Waka Mere

Inspired by the high rates of domestic violence and the need for women’s economic empowerment, Ms. Ruth Maetala, a native of Solomon Islands joined the program in 2016.