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Workshop on Food Processing at Makira’s Weathercoast

Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 by .

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By Clement Hadosaia In spite of the distance and sometimes difficult situations, KGA’s wish to spread its services and reach out to its Planting Material Network (PMN) members in the remote part of Makira’s Weathercoast and throghout the country has continued. On March 28th – 3rd April 2011 a workshop on food processing and Juice […]

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PMN Newsletter No. 17—December 2010

Posted on 15. Dec, 2010 by .

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Download a pdf version of the newsletter…

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Cassava best local varieties distributed

Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 by .

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KGA’s urge to improve food security by increasing crop diversity among rural households in Solomon Islands has been boosted with the distribution of eleven best local cassava varieties recently. The varieties were collected from Guadalcanal farmers and were bulked at the Henderson site over the last 8 months period. Athough they were planted around the same time, there are indications […]

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Organic Backyard Garden (Sup Sup Garden) Training For ‘West Are Are’ Women

Posted on 26. Aug, 2010 by .

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Rokotanikeni Women’s Association members in ‘West Are Are’ villages of Harimou and Komuhaoru had learned new skills on how to make organic vegetable gardens around their backyard (homes).

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Sasamuqa Hospital re-establishes hospital garden for patients

Posted on 28. Jul, 2010 by .

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Kastom Gaden is working again with Sasamuqa Hospital as one of its key rural partners.

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‘Go Local’ Banana Diversity Workshop

Posted on 24. Jun, 2010 by .

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As a result of the work done by Graham Lyons, Lois Englberger and Jeff Daniells when they did the banana and sweet potato nutritional awareness workshops in the Solomons (Makira)…

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Rice Risk: Eating More Rice Can Cause Diabetes

Posted on 22. Jun, 2010 by .

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This article was extracted from Solomon Star.

SOLOMON Islanders love having a bowl of rice on their tables during meal times, but an overseas study has warned that too much of it contributes to diabetes.

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