4 Jul 2007

Solomon Islands Auluta Basin Palm Oil project looking to acquire customary land units

9:10 am on 4 July 2007

The Solomon Islands Auluta Basin Palm Oil project says its looking to acquire and survey 20 customary land units.

The project manager, Daniel Fa'alimae, says this should be completed by October.

He says it hopes to start off with six thousand hectares of land.

The SIBC reports the government and landowners will then choose a company to develop the palm oil project.