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$800 million provincial assistance program announced

PS Stanley Dick Pirione

The National Government has recently announced an $800 million dollar funding program for Provincial Governments over a period of five years targeted at developing economic and incoming generating infrastructure projects. This funding assistance will be allocated through and administered by…

Provincial Capacity Development Fund attracts donor interest

Government increases Provincial Capacity Development fund(PCDF) in the current year's budget

The Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) is attracting interest from Development partners that are keen to support the scheme. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Stanley Dick Pirione said donor interest was expressed during…

Ministry of Rural Development spells out core responsibility

Gao-Bugotu Constituency Court House at Tataba funded by SIG CDF support.

Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) core mandate is to oversee the management of the Constituency Development Funds towards rural development. These mandates are provided under Legal Notice 164 and the Constituency Development Funds- (CDF) Act 2013. According to the CDF…

RSIPF investigates bomb explosion in Guadalcanal Province

Bomb explosion site at Mbarana area

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have responded to a report of an explosion incident, which occurred at Mbarana area, North West Guadalcanal on 4 January 2021. Initial reports said that the…