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    More Improvements Needed In Kava Sector

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 registered growers located in these provinces. This was highlighted in the

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    EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT

EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT

Ministry of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, David Kolitagane last week received field training equipment and training materials to enhance the ministry. This is through the extension officers to further support farmers

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    Navunimono Group Turns  To Ginger For Spiritual Growth

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 religious journey. This young group of Northland men sought to help their

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    Revamping Exercise Promises Better Efficiency

Revamping Exercise Promises Better Efficiency

The Ministry of Agriculture has recent­ly established a procurement team. Permanent Secretary David Kolita­gane said this team was set up to relieve tech­nical officers of the burden of financial and

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    Embryo Transfer in Cattle Will Improve Productivity

Embryo Transfer in Cattle Will Improve Productivity

Ministry of Agriculture had introduced embryo transfer reproductive technology in cattle to improve productivity in order to meet the market demands. This was presented during the Ministry of Agriculture 2016

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    Agriculture Minister On Central Division Tour

Agriculture Minister On Central Division Tour

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Meteorological Services, Inia Seruiratu is touring the Central Division this week. Mr Seruiratu is accompanied by the

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    Ministry to Build Pounds To Solve Stray Animal Issue

Ministry to Build Pounds To Solve Stray Animal Issue

To curb the issue of stray animals in the Northern division, the Ministry of Agriculture will be building temporary pounds at Seaqaqa and Wainigata. The intended week-long stray animal campaign

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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