Field Trials for PILNA2021 (PNG, Solomon Islands)

FIELD trials for the Pacific's largest regional education assessment, the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA), begins in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands on September 8. The two-day research trial is in preparation for the…

SPC signs agreement with Aquaculture Without Frontiers to support private sector aquaculture enterprises

With the objective of strengthening private sector aquaculture enterprises, a Special Service Agreement has been signed this month between the Pacific Community (SPC) and Aquaculture Without Frontiers (AwF). Under this agreement, AwF will provide…

Solomon Island communities supporting people with disabilities and improving public markets

When Jack Kauta learnt that the Kakara Community High School in West Kwara’ae in the Malaita Province of Solomon Islands would be constructing a double-storey building for its new classrooms, he decided to explore the possibility of adding a wheelchair…

Gender in tuna value chains: Case studies from Indonesia and Solomon Islands

By Kate Barclay1 , Nicholas McClean1 , Dedi S. Adhuri2 , Reuben Sulu3 and Michael Fabinyi1

Wake Up! When Pacific youth stands up for the health of their communities

For the third consecutive year, young people from different Pacific island states and territories have the opportunity to spread prevention and control messages for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) using different media, thanks to the Wake Up! Project,…

Authorised Justices equipped to clamp down on domestic violence in Malaita communities

14 Authorised Justices around Malaita province have completed training that will enable them to effectively carry out their roles laid out in the Family Protection Act- to issue Interim Protection Orders for survivors of domestic violence in their…

Solomon Island Government takes over the [email protected] Programme

The [email protected] Programme of the Pacific Community has been handed over to the Solomon Island government under the leadership of the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA). This was made official during a brief ceremony held at the…

Global Seaweed Initiative

​This project aims to create a global ambitious network of partners tackling emerging issues in seaweed cultivation (e.g. pests, invasives, pathogens), using a combination of two-way knowledge transfer and community-oriented research activities. SPC is a…

Using drama to battle domestic violence: PW Podcast S02-06

Actions speak louder than words! That is the underlying theme which has inspired an innovative approach to combat violence against women and girls in the Solomon Islands.

16 days of activism against gender based violence: Savina Nongebatu, Solomon Islands

16 days of activism against gender based violence: Savina Nongebatu, Solomon Islands
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