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Naked neck chicken photo

Naked neck chicken

Posted on 08. Oct, 2013 by .

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This is a short story about the naked neck breed…

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Rokotanikeni Womens Association improving local livestock

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by .

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Rokotanikeni is one of the Womens Association organization based in South Malaita.   KGA has signed a Partnership Agreements with them since way back in 2009 and they are working together to improve food security for women and families in Are’are, Malaita. In late 2010 KGA followed up on a request from Rokotanikeni to conduct […]

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Local Kokorako in high demand in Honiara – farmers respond

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by .

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Joshua is a very hard working Farmer who tries his best to learn new skills in poultry, he had a total of 90 local chickens.

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Students End Field Attachment Program

Posted on 10. Jun, 2010 by .

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Nine students had recently completed a 3 months field attachment program at KGA Burns Creek – Honiara and two other partner sites.

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Livestock survey to active lead farmers at GFFS

Posted on 08. Jun, 2010 by .

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On 28th – 31st May 2010, the Program Support Officer for Small Livestock Mr Michael Qwanafia had visited Gwanafiu area in Malaita province, to identify active lead farmers in piggery  and poultry. The survey is purposely meant to identify potential farmers who would be involved in local feed trials to prove the results of a local feed research project, funded by […]

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KGA and MAL Signed MOU

Posted on 22. Apr, 2010 by .

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KGA and the Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock had signed a Memorundum Of Understanding that will pave the way for a much closer working relationship for the two organisations. Under the MOU which was signed between the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Mr Edward Kingmele and KGA’s Program Coordinator Mr Jack […]

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19 youths trained on organic farming on young farmer attachments

Posted on 17. Mar, 2010 by .

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Nineteen young farmers have been trained at attachments at Burns Creek as well as Turusuala Community Based Training Centre.  Six of these youths were visited by KGA Youth services manager Mary Esekana.  They were making good progress in their application of organic farming. Training attachments include training in: organic farming open sun nursery improved local […]

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