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Agriculture Sector and the Industry Development
Agriculture plays an important role in the Solomon Islands. Around 75% of the population are engaged in agriculture while 20% in services and 5% in industry (fishing, mining and timber) respectively; and 52% of GDP is derived from agriculture compared with 39% from services and 9% from industry. The main export earnings in the agriculture sector are from commodities including cocoa, palm oil and coconuts (copra and oil) – around 17% of total export earnings come from a combination of cocoa and copra. Sector development policies and strategies aimed at promoting agriculture development in the Solomon Islands is elaborated in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Corporate Plan 2011-2014. The MAL Corporate Plan has as its vision “to promote, improve, and lead agriculture development in the Solomon Islands to a profitable and environmentally sustainable future by being the premier provider of information, research, extension, education, regulatory and other services to improve the agriculture sector.
Tree Crop Export Brokerage
Our brokerage team helps overseas buyers to find Cocoa, Copra, Ngali Nut and Timber ready for export in the Solomon Islands. We connect overseas buyers to Cocoa, Copra and Ngali Nut farmers and exporters in the Solomon Islands.
We also help farmers and exporters in the Solomon Islands to find overseas buyers for their products including helping out with the export regulations and requirements. We also can find organizations to create a flavor profile for your cocoa or arrange for a sample to be sent to an overseas buyer as a way of potentially setting up a sale for you.
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