Ministry of Agriculture

More Stray Dogs To Be Caught, Neutered And Tagged
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More Stray Dogs To Be Caught, Neutered And Tagged

The Ministry of Agriculture has been working with other agencies such as Animals Fiji in de-sexing dogs after they a...

Public Concerned For Their Safety From Stray Dogs
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Public Concerned For Their Safety From Stray Dogs

“People have contacted and complained to the authorities including the Nadi Town Council, Ministry of Agriculture ...

LTA Probe ‘Hit-And-Run’ Incident In Labasa
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LTA Probe ‘Hit-And-Run’ Incident In Labasa

Girja Prasad, 70, of Labasa claims he saw how the LTA driver sped and overtook a private car at a junction in Sarwan...

Sagar Lal: Stray Dogs to be Dealt in a Humane Manner
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Sagar Lal: Stray Dogs to be Dealt in a Humane Manner

Sagar Lal’s son, Rynal, was bitten last week in Navosai Road in Nasinu.

Assistant Minister Urges Sangam Members To Take Up Farming
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Assistant Minister Urges Sangam Members To Take Up Farming

“I encourage you to continue working hard to provide food for all,” Mr Pillay said.

Navuso Head Praises Steady Government Funding
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Navuso Head Praises Steady Government Funding

“Government has been giving the college through the Ministry of Agriculture a total of $500,000 every year,” he ...

Minister Reddy Meets With Agricultural Exporters
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Minister Reddy Meets With Agricultural Exporters

"This was the message by the Min­ister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment M...

Meena’s Poultry An Example Of Commitment, Drive: Pillay
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Meena’s Poultry An Example Of Commitment, Drive: Pillay

Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay while officiating at the project funded by the Ministry of Agricultur...

Editorial: Call For Gau Farmers To Treat Their Horses Well
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Editorial: Call For Gau Farmers To Treat Their Horses Well

These horses will help ease the issue of transporting farmers’ harvests from the farms to their homes.

Plans In Place To Have 100 Percent Electrification By 2021
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Plans In Place To Have 100 Percent Electrification By 2021

Minister Usamate said according to the Ministry of Agriculture’s farmer listings, Fiji has more than 69,000 farmer...

Kadavu Kava Farmers Praise Govt Assistance
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Kadavu Kava Farmers Praise Govt Assistance

"“We have experienced problems such as the transportation of yaqona to the mainland due to irregular shipping sche...

Rewa Farmers Urged To Consider Commercial Rice Cultivation
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Rewa Farmers Urged To Consider Commercial Rice Cultivation

Farmers in the province of Rewa have been advised to consider large-scale cultivation of rice and to implement sound...

Northern Agriculture Officers Receive Training On Plant Pest And Diseases
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Northern Agriculture Officers Receive Training On Plant Pest And Diseases

Identifying and diagnosing plant pests and diseases in the Northern Division has been made easier following the upsk...

Integrated Approaches Needed To Address Agricultural Vulnerability
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Integrated Approaches Needed To Address Agricultural Vulnerability

Integrated and shared approaches to agricultural related trade or border practices must be considered to address the...

Food And Agri Body Boosts Ministry
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Food And Agri Body Boosts Ministry

  The Food and Agriculture Organisation has boosted the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the Pro-Resilient Fi...

Plans To Commercialise Dragon Fruit
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Plans To Commercialise Dragon Fruit

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) recently organised a Dragon fru...

SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka
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SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka

A trial test on the implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) will be carried out this week at the P...

Wema Villagers Urged To Treat Farming As A Business
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Wema Villagers Urged To Treat Farming As A Business

Villagers of Wema in the province of Navosa have been encouraged to practice skills learnt during the training condu...

Support For Smallholder Farmers Tops Agenda At Agriculture Workshop
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Support For Smallholder Farmers Tops Agenda At Agriculture Workshop

Permanent Secretary for Agriculture David Kolitagane said the strengthening of rural agricultural advisory services ...

Ministry Releases New Dalo And Kumala Varieties
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Ministry Releases New Dalo And Kumala Varieties

These Taro Leaf Blight tolerant varieties to our farmers will ensure improved dalo resilience to this devastating da...

Serua, Namosi Farmers Urged To Increase Potato Farming
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Serua, Namosi Farmers Urged To Increase Potato Farming

The Ministry of Agriculture as part of its outreach to farmers conduct­ed a training for farmers from the provinces...

Yam Show To Boost Production Up North
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Yam Show To Boost Production Up North

It also strengthened the co-ordination between farmers and the Ministry of Agriculture: Provincial Administrator &nb...

More Improvements Needed In Kava Sector
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More Improvements Needed In Kava Sector

  Cakaudrove, Kadavu, Lomaiviti and Bua are the major kava-growing areas in Fiji with some 64 per cent of regis...

EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT
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EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT

Ministry of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, David Kolitagane last week received field training equipment and train...

Navunimono Group Turns  To Ginger For Spiritual Growth
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Navunimono Group Turns To Ginger For Spiritual Growth

  Youth of Navunimono, Verata in Tailevu found inspiration in farming to help them in their spiritual and relig...

Revamping Exercise Promises Better Efficiency
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Revamping Exercise Promises Better Efficiency

The Ministry of Agriculture has recent­ly established a procurement team. Permanent Secretary David Kolita­gane sa...

Embryo Transfer in Cattle Will Improve Productivity
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Embryo Transfer in Cattle Will Improve Productivity

Ministry of Agriculture had introduced embryo transfer reproductive technology in cattle to improve productivity in ...

Agriculture Minister On Central Division Tour
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Agriculture Minister On Central Division Tour

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Meteorological Ser...

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