Agriculture

More Than 36,000 Seed Packages Distributed By Agriculture Ministry
NATION

More Than 36,000 Seed Packages Distributed By Agriculture Ministry

“Over 3842 packages were also distributed to faith-based organisations, and employees of non-government organisati...

Farming Transforms Dropout To Success
Feature

Farming Transforms Dropout To Success

Declaring his love for agriculture, he said farming changed his life for the better, allowing him to provide a good ...

Agriculture Experts Weigh In Why Sector Needs A Boost After Collapse Of Tourism
SUNBIZ

Agriculture Experts Weigh In Why Sector Needs A Boost After Collapse Of Tourism

As the tourism industry has now collapsed, there is a need to be able to generate foreign exchange, and agriculture ...

Akbar Offers 12-Acre Land For Anyone Interested In Utilising It For Agricultural Purposes
Feature

Akbar Offers 12-Acre Land For Anyone Interested In Utilising It For Agricultural Purposes

“Around five families between Ba and Nadi have contacted me to have a look at the land. I am very happy that I am ...

Businesswoman Finds New Path With Planting
Feature

Businesswoman Finds New Path With Planting

‘There’s a perception that planting is not for business people, however, this is a stereotype that must be broke...

Municipal Markets To Open From 6AM Till 6PM On Fridays and Saturdays
NEWS

Municipal Markets To Open From 6AM Till 6PM On Fridays and Saturdays

“The change in market hours, is now from 6am to 6pm on Friday and Saturday, after the COVID 19 market opening hour...

Agriculture Ministry Providing For Fijians Over Next 8 Months
Analysis, NATION

Agriculture Ministry Providing For Fijians Over Next 8 Months

Minister Mahendra Reddy and his team have wasted no time in promoting backyard gardening as well as providing sugarc...

Kenya Launches 3rd Phase Of Desert Locust Fight Amid Threat To Food Security
WORLD

Kenya Launches 3rd Phase Of Desert Locust Fight Amid Threat To Food Security

Kenya launched the third phase of the battle against desert locusts that have spread to 26 counties. Phase three see...

Fiji Readies Itself For Agriculture And Beef Shortages Due To Coronavirus
SUNBIZ

Fiji Readies Itself For Agriculture And Beef Shortages Due To Coronavirus

The Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on reviving the abandoned Yalavou Beef Scheme in the Navosa highlands which...

$10M For Sigatoka Agri-based Business
SUNBIZ

$10M For Sigatoka Agri-based Business

With this new project, Mr Kumar said they would employ around 30 to 300 farm hands, five to 10 technical advisors, f...

Tamavua Vendors Refuse To Move, Want Another Market
NATION

Tamavua Vendors Refuse To Move, Want Another Market

The Suva City Council has been at loggerheads with the vendors. Special administrator chairperson Isikeli Tikoduadua...

Former Ministry of Agriculture Employee Charged
NEWS

Former Ministry of Agriculture Employee Charged

It is alleged that while employed by the Ministry of Agriculture in Nadi in 2016, she obtained a total of $1,800.00 ...

Nabulikula Club Invests In Landowners, Fights Poverty
SUNBIZ

Nabulikula Club Invests In Landowners, Fights Poverty

“We talk around the grog bowl about what iTaukei people should do, but I had the means to actually do it, so I got...

Tawake Earns ‘Big Bucks’ From Farming
SUNBIZ

Tawake Earns ‘Big Bucks’ From Farming

“Don’t depend too much on the assistance from the Government. If the Government helps only once, that’s OK, bu...

Fiji Budget 2019: Growing Agriculture Sector
Budget 2019

Fiji Budget 2019: Growing Agriculture Sector

Dean College of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (CAFF), Professor Paul Iji explains what are some of the ways ag...

Distance Will Not Limit Government’s Support
NEWS

Distance Will Not Limit Government’s Support

Mr Reddy said it was equally important for Government to support farmers as well as supporting their children education.

Farmers Urged: Deal With Farmers, Markets Link
SUNBIZ

Farmers Urged: Deal With Farmers, Markets Link

There is no data on registration of farmers by area, crop/livestock, or any other variable.

Cocoa Production Expected To Grow
SUNBIZ

Cocoa Production Expected To Grow

Cocoa Production is expected to grow in the next five years. This was highlighted by the Min­istry of Agriculture...

#Vote2018: Yong Believes In The Power Of Farming
NEWS

#Vote2018: Yong Believes In The Power Of Farming

National Federation Party (NFP) Pro­visional Candidate Willian Lee Tung Yong has encouraged young people to venture...

Change In Mindset Will Help Improve Service Delivery: Pillay
NEWS

Change In Mindset Will Help Improve Service Delivery: Pillay

Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay has observed that in order for improvement in terms of service delive...

Agriculture Key To The Future, Says Konrote
SUNBIZ

Agriculture Key To The Future, Says Konrote

Government is committed to keeping the agriculture at the helm of Fiji’s drive towards a sustainable, economical a...

Agriculture Sector Is Doing Well: Cole
SUNBIZ

Agriculture Sector Is Doing Well: Cole

The agriculture sector is not dying, it is growing tremendously. This was emphasised on Wednesday by Fiji Crop and L...

Sheep Farmer Reuben Looks To Tap Into Tourism
NEWS

Sheep Farmer Reuben Looks To Tap Into Tourism

Moses Sandeep Reuben, 23, will soon farm sheep and vegetables on his 7.5 acre land in Olo, which is part of Momi in ...

Central Best Farmer and Fisher Awards
SUNBIZ

Central Best Farmer and Fisher Awards

Farmers and fishers from  the Central Division were recognised yesterday for their hard work. Tailevu, Naitasiri, R...

Climate-Smart Agriculture, the way forward
Opinion

Climate-Smart Agriculture, the way forward

The following is an address by the Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay during the opening of the 2017 Cen...

New Assistant Minister No Stranger To Service
NEWS

New Assistant Minister No Stranger To Service

For more than 22 years, Ba man and FijiFirst Member of Parliament was involved in social work. Yesterday, he took on...

Wholesale, Retail Sectors Promising, Says Mueller-Teut
SUNBIZ

Wholesale, Retail Sectors Promising, Says Mueller-Teut

Investment Fiji chief executive, Godo Mueller-Teut said the wholesale and retail sector looks promising in 2017. He ...

Damage Costs To Increase
NATION

Damage Costs To Increase

Damage caused by severe Tropical Cyclone Winston will increase when assessments confirm with authorities.   Tra...

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