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President Celebrates Day Of Forests With Sigatoka Students

The President addressed the community the community on the importance of educating proper forestry management that should begin from the pre-school level.
22 Mar 2019 09:59
President Celebrates Day Of Forests With Sigatoka Students
President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote

Forests and education are vital, says the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote.

He challenged the young people during the 2019 International Day of Forests celebration at Sigatoka Valley Secondary School.

The President addressed the community the community on the importance of educating proper forestry management that should begin from the pre-school level.

“We are here to celebrate our forests with the focus on the theme: Forests and Education.

Fiji’s focus on forests and forestry has grown rapidly in recent times.

“New factors are coming into play and we need to improve our understanding of forest-related processes and how to manage them for the greatest benefits.

Improved performance at all levels will be necessary,” Mr Konrote said.

Edited by Ranoba Baoa

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