31 Aug 2009

Solomon Islands signs up to Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change Project

9:50 am on 31 August 2009

Solomon Islands has signed an agreement over the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change Project, which will allow further work to be done over food security.

The work will focus on Timotu Province and the food crop, Swampy Taro, which is being affected by salt water intrusion linked to climate change.

Under the project , Solomon Islands wants strengthen their food security, as an adaptation measure to deal with the impact o climate change.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Rence Sore, says they are looking for technical assistance to do a study that can provide us with a possible solution, such as saltwater tolerant crops.