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Thu, Oct 11, 2007

Planting Material Network is the farmers network supported by Kastom Gaden Association.

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Kokorako and attachment enquiries:

A SEED PRODUCTION and EXCHANGE NETWORK for Solomon Island farmers

The aim of the Solomon Islands Planting Material Network (PMN) is to increase the self-reliance of Solomon Island farmers in the supply of agricultural seed and vegetative planting material and in the skills of productive, low external input farming.

Seed curators

Seed curators in the PMN Honiara seed production garden -
(from left) Elizabeth, Gladis, Techla.

The Network has seed centres at:

Burns Creek (Honiara/ Guadalcanal Province)
Kolombangara island (Western Province)
Masaliana (Central Malaita Province)
Goronga (Isabel Province)
Makira Province (the Manivovo banana collection)

Spring 2007 newsletter

Special KOKORAKO edition

This edition of the newsletter focuses on keeping village kokorako and options for feeding them. It also reports on farmers' schools and disaster response following the tsunami.

The newsletter is produced in black and white, suitable for photocopying.

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New information sheet now available


This doubled sided A4 information sheet describes the keeping of chickens (known locally as kokorako) in the Solomon Islands.

The information sheet is produced in black and white, suitable for photocopying. You are free to make use of this for training.

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Community Seed Saving

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community seed saving cover

Plant Your Seeds

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plant your seeds brochure

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