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Waisisi Oil Palm Project Land Suitability Assessment Report 2016

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To provide an enabling environment for the socio-economic development of the Solomon Islands through the application of necessary safeguards with regard to:sustainable use of natural resources, the provision of meteorological services, reducing the risk and impact of climate change and other hazards to communities, leading and managing disaster preparedness and their consequences.

The MECDM has 4 Divisions and 1 Office which include: Climate Change Division (CCD), Corporate Services Division, Environment & Conservation Division (ECD), Meteorological Services Division, National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)


A outcome of the 10 days trip to Waisisi Oil Palm Project site (Wairokai) in Malaita conducted by the Land Use team of MAL from 22nd July to 31st July 2016.

The purpose of this assessment task was to carry out land use assessment of identified list of 22 small-holders out growers total land area, locations and access to existing logging road in area; to find out if they could fully receive current over-grown nursery. And to identify other potential oil palm suitable areas/pockets apart from this 22, in Wairokai Basin using landscape scoping methods using satellite imageries, GETAC GPS for mapping these findings out and make constructive recommendations for decision making and farm planning, in terms of Blocks layout, proposed road access layout, and area determinations.

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Publisher Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
Modified 08 June 2021
Release Date 08 June 2021
Identifier 898be28b-781e-4f4e-8bd9-1b22b6679e81
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Malaita, Solomon Islands
Language English
License Shared
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