Japan, SIG signs EN to provide portable sawmills to assist Forestry Sector

An Exchange of Note was signed on the 6th of March 2023 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade for the provision of  portable saw mills to assist in the Forestry sector.
Witnessing the signing are PS of Ministry of Forestry and Research Dr Vaeno Vigulu and Supervising PS of MFAET Mr Cornelius Walegerea.
Hon Peter Shanel Agovaka thanked Japan for its support towards the Forestry sector.
Ambassador H.E MIWA Yoshiaki said Japan strongly expect the portable saw mills donation will contribute to the development of the forestry and economy in the Solomon Islands.
The Saw mills will be provided through Japan’s Grant Aid “the Economic and Social Development Program” and is part of JICA’s “Project on Capacity development for Sustainable Forest Resources Management” aimed at developing the country’s forest sector.