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    Kawakawa, Donu Spawning Area In Kadavu Becomes Marine Reserve

Kawakawa, Donu Spawning Area In Kadavu Becomes Marine Reserve

Designated inshore waters around Naiqoro Passage were officially launched on Tuesday at Matasawalevu Village, Nakasaleka, Kadavu by the Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau. The area is tagged as a Marine

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    Boat Assists Fish Wardens Monitor Marine Area

Boat Assists Fish Wardens Monitor Marine Area

About 30 fish wardens in the tikina of Nakasaleka in Kadavu were given their 23-footer patrol boat with a 60 horse powered engine to assist them in monitoring their newly

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    More info on Fisheries Ministry new website

More info on Fisheries Ministry new website

The Ministry of Fisheries new website will not only bring services closer to the people but has gone a step further to make it more interactive for its users in

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    Ministry, Resorts To Boost Giant Clam Revival

Ministry, Resorts To Boost Giant Clam Revival

  The Ministry of Fisheries has increased its efforts to revive the giant clam industry with the involvement of resorts. The ministry is responsible for the breeding and spawning of

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    Fiji Boosts Fight Against Illegal Fishing

Fiji Boosts Fight Against Illegal Fishing

After a unanimous decision in Parliament this week, Fiji has now agreed on Port State Measures to prevent, deter and elim­inate illegal, unreported and unreg­ulated (IUU) fishing. The Port State

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    Ministry: Can’t Lift Ban On Grouper Fish

Ministry: Can’t Lift Ban On Grouper Fish

The ban placed on the harvesting of marine resources was based on proven research and surveys carried out by specialists. The Ministry of Fisheries says it does not have the

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    Piyasena Clarifies Fiji Ports’ Security Measures

Piyasena Clarifies Fiji Ports’ Security Measures

Security measures are implemented by border agencies prior to approval of entry and berthing to prevent criminal activities within Fiji’s ports. Fiji Ports Corporation Limited chief executive officer Vajira Piyasena

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    Kawakawa And Donu Peak Breeding Season Starts Today

Kawakawa And Donu Peak Breeding Season Starts Today

The legal ban is viewed as a critical step to ensure the fish recover. One study found fish landings have declined 70 per cent over 30 years, with some areas

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    Ten-year Ban On Turtle Harversting Ends In December

Ten-year Ban On Turtle Harversting Ends In December

New policies by Ministry of Fisheries to protect the endangered species could apply after ban is lifted.   The 10-year moratorium on the sale and harvesting of sea turtles in

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Ministry Announces ‘Bonn’s Coral Reef Life Declaration

  Ministry  Announces ‘Bonn’s  Coral  Reef Life  Declaration

In light of Fiji’s presidency in COP23 in Bonn, Germany and the commitments that Fiji had taken on following its

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Fisheries call for a four month fishing ban on grouper fish

  Fisheries call for a four month fishing ban on grouper fish

Fiji needs to put in place a seasonal ban to stop the harvesting and sales of groupers (kawakawa and donu)

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Fisheries-Koroilavesau: Ministry Will Consider WWF-Pacific Concerns

  Fisheries-Koroilavesau: Ministry Will Consider WWF-Pacific Concerns

The Ministry of Fisheries will consider issues raised by the World Wide Fund for Nature Pacific at a recent Fellowship

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Ministry: National Fisheries Policy In Final Stages

  Ministry: National Fisheries Policy In Final Stages

The Ministry of Fisheries is now in the final stages of reviewing and formalising the National Fisheries Policy. Minister Semi

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Fisheries Minister In Germany For ‘Turning the Tide’ Dialogue

  Fisheries Minister In Germany For ‘Turning the Tide’ Dialogue

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau, participated in a dialogue event at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Aquaculture Training To Assist In Empowering: Balemaiwai

  Aquaculture Training To Assist In Empowering: Balemaiwai

Ten farmers from the Central Division were trained on how to sustain their livelihood through aquaculture in farming tilapia and

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Fisheries Team Explore Opportunities In China

  Fisheries Team Explore Opportunities In China

Koroilavesau and delegation visited Hainan Province The Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau, led a team consisting of senior officials from

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Equipment Boost For Fisheries

  Equipment Boost For Fisheries

  A gift presented to the Ministry of Fisheries yesterday from the Republic of Korea reaffirmed their friendship and working commitment.

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Murky Waters Preventing Bull Sharks From Going Back To Sea

  Murky Waters Preventing Bull Sharks From Going Back To Sea

ANALYSIS: The shark which was sighted at the Wainitoa river mouth is said to be a bull shark. Ministry of

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We’re Supporting Implementing Oceans Goals

  We’re Supporting Implementing Oceans Goals

Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau is part of a team of ministers led by the Speaker of the House, Dr

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Minister for Fisheries Visits West Stations

  Minister for Fisheries Visits West Stations

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau was touring fisheries stations in the Western Division to meet with officers and to encourage

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Diving Gear Ban From Today

  Diving Gear Ban From Today

The Ministry of Fisheries will ban all Underwater Breathing Apparatus (UBA’s) and harvesting and export of sea cucumber (bech-de-mer) from

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Future Cooperation On Makogai Fisheries Research

  Future Cooperation On Makogai Fisheries Research

Potential cooperation between the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Fisheries was explored over the weekend with a

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First National Fisheries Policy In The Pipeline

  First National Fisheries Policy In The Pipeline

Ministry of Fisheries is currently collaborating with development partners and relevant stakeholders to establish Fiji’s first National Fisheries Policy. This

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No Ban Yet On Breathing Gear: Ministry

  No Ban Yet On Breathing Gear: Ministry

The Ministry of Fisheries says it will not ban the use of underwater breathing apparatus. This was confirmed in a

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Ministry Plans To License Fish Vendors

  Ministry Plans To License Fish  Vendors

Minister believes this will help them to crack down  on illegal fishing The Ministry of Fisheries believes that the licensing

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Women Of Ra Province Get Into Half Pearl Production

  Women Of Ra Province Get Into Half Pearl Production

Pilot half-pearl farms set up in three communities in the Ra province has started to give results. The Ministry of

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Koroilavesau Continues Station Tours

  Koroilavesau Continues Station Tours

The minister will also visit North and maritime islands The Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau, will be visiting all fisheries

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Koroilavesau: Fisheries Patrol Action Warning To Poachers

  Koroilavesau: Fisheries Patrol Action Warning To Poachers

Arecent joint operations by the Ministry of Fisheries and officers of the Fiji Police Force in the Central Division should

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