“Screening, approval and disbursement process of all applications for the Economic stimulus package is still continuing.
“Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his weekly statement says the committee has confirmed that the process will expect to continue till September. The economic stimulus package has four segments.
“The first segment looks at the export component within the agriculture and forestry sector. Sogavare says applications from farmers to support their existing production have been received by the committee.
“The committee already screened, approved and disbursed support to our major buyers and exporters of copra, cocoa, kava and timber. The second stream of screenings and approval under this segment looks at all proposals categorized as local buyers, especially on cocoa and copra.”
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