Food systems in a crisis – new report on rural communities in Pacific Islands

Published on Thu, 6/08/20 | News, Research

Although as of June 1, 2020, Solomon Islands had no coronavirus cases, there was a national economic recession plus restrictions on people’s movement, gatherings, education and business activities. For rural areas, two of the biggest changes have been increased circulation of people—those who moved out of Honiara and back to the provinces—and reduced cash flow. A new report by WorldFish Solomon Islands details what this means for fish, local fisheries mangement and food security across a sample of rural communities in the country. Read the report here: and a summary of findings on Devpolicy

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