Planting Material Network is the farmers network supported by Kastom Gaden Association.
Root crop enquiries:
Kokorako and attachment enquiries:
A SEED PRODUCTION and EXCHANGE NETWORK for Solomon Island farmers
The aim of the Solomon Islands Planting Material Network (PMN) is toincrease the self-reliance of Solomon Island farmers in the supply of agricultural seed and vegetative planting material and in the skills of productive, low external input farming.
Seed curators in the PMN Honiara seed production garden -
(from left) Elizabeth, Gladis, Techla.
The Network has seed centres at:
Burns Creek (Honiara/ Guadalcanal Province)
Kolombangara island (Western Province)
Masaliana (Central Malaita Province)
Goronga (Isabel Province)
Makira Province (the Manivovo banana collection)
Spring 2007 newsletter
Special KOKORAKO edition
This edition of the newsletter focuses on keeping village kokorako and options for feeding them. It also reports on farmers' schools and disaster response following the tsunami.
The newsletter is produced in black and white, suitable for photocopying.