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    Ministry Assists Naitasiri Farmers

Ministry Assists Naitasiri Farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture in the 2016/2017 financial year assisted 44 farmers develop potential land in Baulevu and Hookers Subdivision in Naitasiri under the Flat Land Development Programme. With the

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    Assistant Minister Pillay Hear More Of Farmers Needs

Assistant Minister Pillay Hear More Of Farmers Needs

The Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Viam Pillay, together with the senior managers from the Ministry met with farmers from Bua, Macuata, Cakaudrove and Taveuni last week. Mr Pillay said the

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    Fiji, Indonesia Sign Agri Cooperation Agreement

Fiji, Indonesia Sign Agri Cooperation Agreement

The Ministry of Agriculture signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture to strengthen agricultural cooperation between the two countries. The MoU was signed by the

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    Trip was to meet farmers on the ground, says Assistant Agriculture Minister Pillay

Trip was to meet farmers on the ground, says Assistant Agriculture Minister Pillay

Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay last week concluded his week-long tour to the Northern Division. While on tour Mr Pillay met with farmers, farmer cluster groups and other key

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    Locally Produced Potato Seeds Planted

Locally Produced Potato Seeds Planted

The Ministry of Agriculture is working closely with farmers around the country who are interested in potato farming. The potato planting season for this year began with a huge interest

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    Helping Our Dairy And Beef  Industry Grow

Helping Our Dairy And Beef Industry Grow

Could embryo transfer technology be the answer for our beef and diary industry? At least those in the industry think that the Ministry of Agriculture is on the right track.

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    Increased Honey Production Expected

Increased Honey Production Expected

The Ministry of Agriculture is conducting a 5-day training on apiculture for agriculture officers in Tailevu.  During this training, all aspects of bee farming will be taught to the participants,

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    Embryo Transfer To Be Introduced Here

Embryo Transfer To Be Introduced Here

The Ministry of Agriculture is working with biotechnology experts in developing the Sin Fiji. The aim is to develop a nucleus herd of both beef and dairy breeds. Embryo transfer

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    Farmers Urged To Utilise  $3million Assistance

Farmers Urged To Utilise $3million Assistance

The Ministry of Agriculture has approved around $3 million worth of such assistance to farmers all over Fiji through their assistance programmes, farmers were told at the closing of the

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Ministry Survey Shows Farmers Recovering Well

  Ministry Survey  Shows Farmers  Recovering Well

  Assessments done by the Ministry of Agriculture indicated that farmers in the country are recuperating well after Tropical Cyclone

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Agriculture Awareness For Students And Parents

  Agriculture Awareness For Students And Parents

Three schools from the Nasinu-Nausori corridor were part of the agriculture show at the Pundit Shreedhar College in Wainibokasi, Nausori,

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Minister Outlines Work To Help Grow Coconut Industry

  Minister Outlines Work To Help Grow Coconut Industry

The Ministry of Agriculture is not only working on replacing fallen coconut trees but is also working on the rehabilitation

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Wainunu To Focus On Crops: Ratu Orisi

  Wainunu To Focus On Crops: Ratu Orisi

  The second round of district meetings in the province of Bua for over a period of nine days begins

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Ministry To Plant 14 Tonnes Of Potatoes

  Ministry To Plant 14 Tonnes Of Potatoes

The Ministry of Agriculture has begun planting locally produced seed potatoes in the Western Division for seed production. Senior Research

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Pillay: There Is Still Room To Improve Services

  Pillay: There Is Still Room To Improve Services

The Ministry of Agriculture staff in the Western Division are doing a great job, however, there is still room needed

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Jitendra Singh welcomes new Agriculture Assistant Minister

  Jitendra Singh welcomes new Agriculture Assistant Minister

The senior management and staff of the Ministry of Agriculture officially welcomed the new Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay

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Seruiratu: Will Not Condone Indiscipline From Field Officers

  Seruiratu: Will Not Condone Indiscipline From Field Officers

A field officer from the Ministry of Agriculture is currently under investigation for alleged money laundering and bribery. This was

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How Agriculture Sustained Major Damage, Plan to Help

  How Agriculture Sustained  Major Damage, Plan to Help

The total value of damage caused by TDO4F on Fiji’s agriculture sector amounts to $11.7 million. This follows the conclusion

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Farmers Urged To Be Wary

  Farmers Urged To  Be Wary

The Ministry of Agriculture is advising farmers to take precautionary measures following a tropical disturbance warning that is now in

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Yasawa Tourism Marketing Cooperative Chefs Training Held At Botaira Resort

  Yasawa Tourism Marketing Cooperative Chefs Training Held At Botaira Resort

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism and the Ministry of Agriculture jointly sponsored a 3-day Contemporary Island Cuisine Training

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BAF Seeks Cooperation From Farmers On Movement Of Cattle

  BAF Seeks Cooperation From Farmers On Movement Of Cattle

Biosecurity Authority of Fiji seeks cooperation from farmers and the public on movement of cattle and calves. This is to

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Seruiratu Thanks India For Seedlings

  Seruiratu Thanks India For Seedlings

The Ministry of Agriculture will soon be distributing five tonnes of vegetable seedlings to farmers and communities, after the seedings

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Wainibuka farmers reminded of role in banana production

  Wainibuka farmers reminded of role in banana production

Farmers of Wainibuka were reminded of their roles in the development of the Tailevu Province in terms of banana production.

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Farmers Hold Talks With Agri Ministry

  Farmers Hold Talks With Agri Ministry

Farmers in Muaniweni in Naitasiri met with the Ministry of Agriculture to look at how the Ministry can assist them

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Gurmel Singh, Owner Of Kundan Singh Super-Market, Passes Away At His Home In Tamavua

  Gurmel Singh, Owner Of Kundan Singh Super-Market, Passes Away At His Home In Tamavua

Gurmel Singh, the businessman who owned the flagship of Kundan Singh Supermarket Complex in Princess Road, Suva, and associated businesses

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Seedlings Being Made Accessible To Boost Supply

  Seedlings Being Made Accessible To Boost Supply

  In an effort to boost seedling supply, works are ongoing to establish seedling nurseries in Viti Levu and Vanua

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Long Term Solution Nears For Nadi River Flooding

  Long Term Solution Nears For Nadi River Flooding

Finally, the project for the planning of the Nadi River Flood Control Structures  will be completed soon. This was the

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Agri Cooperation Talks With Thailand

  Agri Cooperation Talks With Thailand

A delegation from Fiji is participating in the first Joint Agricultural Working Group meeting with our Agriculture Ministry officials and

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EU referendum: More Than 1,280 Business Leaders Sign Letter

  EU referendum: More Than 1,280 Business Leaders Sign Letter

More than 1,280 executives, including directors from 51 FTSE 100 companies, have signed a letter backing the UK’s membership of

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