Florence Edwards

KIO celebrates action agenda

KIO celebrates action agenda

EVE BURNS Kora In Okrane (KIO) has been around for 15 years making amazing and beneficial contributions to the Marshall Islands. Last weekend they celebrated their anniversary — and so popular is this organization that people voluntarily donated over $3,000 to KIO during Saturday night event. The KIO ladies turned the Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele […]

MIMRA-Namdrik marine deal

MIMRA-Namdrik marine deal

The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority and Namdrik Atoll Local Government signed a one-year agreement for MIMRA to fund technical support for projects in Namdrik as a recipient of the Reimaanlok (Looking to the Future) conservation management process. The projects include support for reviving the pearl farm in Namdrik and other activities related to marine […]

Utrok gets fish base

Utrok gets fish base

Charge d’Affaires of the Japan Embassy Hiroshi Watanabe and Utrok Mayor John Kaiko signed a grant contract earlier this month for construction of a fish base at Utrok Atoll. The grant is for $83,411 through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The signing ceremony was witnessed by Minister of Culture and Internal Affairs […]

‘Year for Coastal: 2018’

‘Year for Coastal: 2018’

GIFF JOHNSON Florence Edwards, MIMRA’s long-time Coastal Division Chief, is now the fisheries department’s Deputy Director, Coastal. She joins Sam Lanwi, Jr., who is Deputy Director, Oceanic, in the two deputy positions at Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority. Edwards’ elevation to the deputy director position fills a key post at MIMRA. MIMRA Director Glen Joseph […]