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Livelihoods, markets, and gender roles in Solomon Islands: case studies from Western and Isabel Provinces

Livelihoods in Solomon Islands are diverse, composed of a wide range of activities. The marketing of marine resources through value chains is an important component of this livelihood portfolio in many parts of the country. Gendered analysis of marine resource value chains can identify key entry points for equitable improvement of the livelihoods of those participating in these value chains. Case studies of two Solomon Islands communities (one each from Western and Isabel Provinces) provide insight into this issue.

Solomon Islands Malaita Hub Scoping Report

The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) will target five countries, including Solomon Islands. The proposed hubs for Solomon Islands were to cover most provinces, referencing the Western, Central and Eastern regions. Scoping of the initial ‘Central’ hub was undertaken in Guadalcanal, Malaita and Central Islands provinces and this report details findings from all three.

Solomon Islands: Essential aspects of governance for Aquatic Agricultural Systems in Malaita Hub

In late 2012, a governance assessment was carried out as part of the diagnosis phase of rollout of the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) in Malaita Hub in Solomon Islands. The purpose of the assessment was to identify and provide a basic understanding of essential aspects of governance related to aquatic agricultural systems in general, and more specifically as a case study in natural resource management.

Indigenous knowledge to combat climate change

An international forum in Darwin has been told that traditional land management practices are helping to combat the effects of climate change.

Tilapia farming in Solomon Islands

A fish pond provides nutritious fish for the family. Before you start to think about how much fish your family needs to eat, whether you will also have extra fish to sell, where to sell your fish and whether you can sell them at a profit. Visit other people who are farming fish and find out what they think.

 

Keeping Solomon Islands' Mangroves Healthy

Mangroves are an important resource for the rural coastal people of Solomon Islands. However, the area of mangroves is becoming less over time. Communities are now thinking about ways to help protect and keep mangroves healthy for future generations.

Moving towards more innovative development in Malaita

This is the final piece of a three-part series of blogs about the development challenges that face the people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, and the steps they are taking to secure their future in partnership with WorldFish and local organizations.
 

Malaita community champions their development

This is the first of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, and the steps they are taking to secure their future in partnership with WorldFish and local organizations.

Women have nothing to do with fish, or do they?

This is the second installment of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, and the steps they are taking to secure their future in partnership with WorldFish and local organizations.
 

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