Solomon Islands: Articles
Read about development issues relevant to Solomon Islands.
Health in the Pacific: 12 Things to KnowGood health is a prerequisite to development - healthy people help communities grow and economies prosper.
Fiscal Discipline Can Help the Pacific Navigate Global Financial InstabilityRecent uncertainties over sovereign debt in the Eurozone and U.S. fiscal policy are expected to have only direct limited impact on the Pacific islands, Papua New Guinea, and Timor-Leste. The economies are largely insulated from these ongoing problems as they are more closely tied to the economies of Australia and New Zealand. Growth prospects of Australia and New Zealand remain relatively buoyant due to strong demand from Asian markets for their commodity exports.
Coral Triangle - The Amazon of the Seas - is at RiskThe Coral Triangle covers 5.7 million square kilometers of ocean waters in Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste. The area is considered as the global center of tropical marine diversity, supporting the highest number of species of coral reef fishes, and turtles. The mangrove forests, coral reefs, and coastal and offshore waters are the most species-rich in the tropics.