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Solar-powered freezers make money for rural women in Solomon Islands

In the Solomon Islands, an archipelago of almost 1000 islands, fishing provides an income for 30 percent of the population. Improving the way people catch, process or trade fish is a critical pathway for rural development in coastal communities.

 “In very remote villages, opportunities for earning an income to meet basic needs is limited,” says Margaret Batalofo, Research Analyst, WorldFish. 

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