Category Frank Short

Charity help and politics

helping hands

I left the Solomon Islands in mid-July 1999 after completing my two-year contract with the Solomon Islands government. Since that time I given my time to trying to help good causes in the Solomon Islands, supporting the equipment needs of…

Youth aspirations in relation national development 

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In 2003 an off-shore consultancy firm, Hassell and Associates, carried out a study of the issues, needs and priorities of Solomon Islands youths.  The findings of the study were later released in a comprehensive final report. The research work was…

Conserving biodiversity and cultural heritage


The Solomon Islands media has recently reported that a second Forest Conservation Area has been declared in Choiseul Province. On 29 January 2020, the Minister for the Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology, Dr. Culwick Togamana, officially launched and…