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    Early Reporting Crucial To Avoid  Further Termite Infestation: BAF

Early Reporting Crucial To Avoid Further Termite Infestation: BAF

A significant part of BAF’s intervention programme is creating public awareness on AST. The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has reaffirmed that the Asian Subterranean Termites (AST) project is fully

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    SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka

SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka

A trial test on the implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) will be carried out this week at the Port of Lautoka following the successful collaboration at a

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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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    Agreement Will Help Increase Awareness On Biosecurity Issues

Agreement Will Help Increase Awareness On Biosecurity Issues

A Memorandum of Understanding between Fiji National University (FNU) and the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) was signed on May 8, 2018 during a ceremony in Suva. The agreement was

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    Japanese Car Ship Closely Inspected

Japanese Car Ship Closely Inspected

Fijian authorities, after close inspection, cleared a Japanese car ship of biosecurity threats yesterday in light of a recent stink bug crisis in New Zealand. The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji

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    BAF Says Reptile Found On Qamea Can Be An Eel

BAF Says Reptile Found On Qamea Can Be An Eel

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji yesterday said it was possible that a reptile recently found on Qamea Island was an eel. This followed a family finding a snake-like creature after

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    Biosecurity CEO: Report sightings of invasive iguana

Biosecurity CEO: Report sightings of invasive iguana

‘Biosecurity Authority of Fiji promptly deployed a team to Savusavu to investigate the case’ Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) is urging the public to report any sightings of the giant

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    Former BAF boss cops suspended term

Former BAF boss cops suspended term

  The former Biosecurity Authority of Fiji chief executive officer was handed a suspended sentenced for corruption-related offences by the Suva Magistrates Court yesterday. Matai Matakitoga was sentenced to seven

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    Mission To Improve Veterinary Services In Fiji

Mission To Improve Veterinary Services In Fiji

Two international consultants are in Fiji to conduct a ‘Performance Veterinary Services’ (PVS) gap analysis on behalf of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The consultants are currently undertaking

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Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services

  Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has successfully completed it gap analysis mission to identify key issues in improving

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Why Ship Denied Entry To Fiji: A-G

  Why Ship Denied Entry To Fiji: A-G

The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, yesterday told Parliament why an Indonesian ship, D.L. Marigold, was denied entry into Fiji. He was

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New Requirements For Some Vege Imports

  New Requirements For Some Vege Imports

Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has reviewed the import requirements for the importation of blanched, peeled, frozen vegetables and herbs

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BAF Farewells Board Director

  BAF Farewells Board Director

Mr Politini provided guidance, insight and support for BAF board, senior management and staff and we express our deep gratitude

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Ashika Celebrates Award With BAF Staff

  Ashika Celebrates Award With BAF Staff

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) headquarters celebrated the authority’s Trade Relations Officer and Acting Auditor, Ashika Prasad achievement. Ms

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Joint Systems Review Of Fumigation

  Joint Systems Review Of Fumigation

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resource (DAWR) conducted the joint systems review

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BAF Gets Approval For Implementation Of Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) In Suva

  BAF Gets Approval For Implementation Of Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) In Suva

The New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries (NZMPI) and the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) have granted

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BAF Streamline Work To Minimise Pest Movement

  BAF Streamline Work To Minimise Pest Movement

With implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) the number of container inspections will decrease resulting in cost saving

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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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International Consultants Conclude Animal Health Funded Mission

  International Consultants Conclude Animal Health Funded Mission

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) funded the first ever Veterinary Legislation Support Programme (VLSP) Identification mission to Fiji.

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Work On Containing, Controlling The Asian Subterranean Termites Progresses Well

  Work On Containing, Controlling The Asian Subterranean Termites Progresses Well

Seven years after the outbreak of the Asian Subterranean Termites (AST) in Fiji, work on containing and controlling the spread

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Import Requirements For Infant Formula Reviewed

  Import Requirements For Infant Formula Reviewed

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has reviewed the import requirements of the infant formulas to allow Fijians to have

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Biosecurity Authority Works To Minimise Zootonic Diseases Spread

  Biosecurity Authority Works To Minimise Zootonic Diseases Spread

Works have begun on implementing a project which aims to minimise the spread of zoonotic diseases among livestock farmers and

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Overseas Import Risk Assessments In PNG Concludes

  Overseas Import Risk Assessments In PNG Concludes

The Fijian delegation currently in Papua New Guinea over trade dispute has completed the Overseas Import Risk Assessments (OVIRA). OVIRA

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BAF Staff Members To Attain International Accreditation On Cyber Security

  BAF Staff Members To Attain International Accreditation On Cyber Security

Two IT officials from the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) are working towards attaining international accreditation on Information Systems Security

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Globalisation Opens Opportunities: Khan

  Globalisation Opens Opportunities: Khan

Globalisation of trade in agriculture products brings opportunities and risk, according to Biosecurity Authority of Fiji executive chairman Xavier Riyaz

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Efforts Continue To Resolve Trade Dispute With Papua New Guinea

  Efforts Continue To Resolve Trade Dispute With Papua New Guinea

Efforts to resolve a trade dispute between Fiji and Papua New Guinea continue. Biosecurity Authority of Fiji executive chairman, Xavier

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Koya: No Bans On PNG Imports

  Koya: No Bans On PNG Imports

Invites PNG’s Trade Minister Maru to visit Fiji next month to discuss and resolve the pending issues The Fijian Government

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New Veterinarian Here Develops Biosecurity Animal Health

  New Veterinarian Here Develops Biosecurity Animal Health

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) this week welcomed international consultant veterinarian Dr Marisa Ventura Da Silva-Obdeyn from the Netherlands.

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Lautoka, Labasa Declared Emergency Areas For Termites

  Lautoka, Labasa  Declared Emergency Areas For Termites

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) is taking proactive measures to control and contain the spread of Asian Subterranean Termites.

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