Biosecurity Authority of Fiji

Be Alert, Termites Swarming Season Has Begun
NATION

Be Alert, Termites Swarming Season Has Begun

BAF acting chief executive officer Surend Pratap said during this period the AST flies away from the parent colonies...

French Polynesia Brings 64 Tonnes Of Relief
NEWS

French Polynesia Brings 64 Tonnes Of Relief

The consignment comprises 64 tonnes of relief items, building materials and construction equipment and tools.

Fiji Free From African Swine Fever: Reddy
NEWS

Fiji Free From African Swine Fever: Reddy

The Ministry of Agriculture is closely monitoring the situation and working in consultation with commercial piggery ...

Ministry Of Agriculture Probes Dead Birds Mystery In Naweni
NEWS

Ministry Of Agriculture Probes Dead Birds Mystery In Naweni

Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment Mahendra Reddy said the Departme...

Biosecurity, Consumer Council Urging Public To Refrain From Purchasing Seeds Online
NEWS

Biosecurity, Consumer Council Urging Public To Refrain From Purchasing Seeds Online

The call comes in light of increased number of interceptions with seed parcels being made at Fiji’s international ...

Biosecurity Investigating A Snake Found In Container
NATION

Biosecurity Investigating A Snake Found In Container

The authority has yet to confirm the snake species and if it is a endemic or exotic breed. The reptile is believed t...

Biosecurity Team Investigates Snake Species
NATION

Biosecurity Team Investigates Snake Species

BAF acting CEO: The snake was more than likely to be a Pacific/Fiji Boa which is common in the region.

16 Farms Infested By Termites
SUNBIZ

16 Farms Infested By Termites

It said a survey on the termite infestation was carried out jointly with the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji in 2014 a...

Termites Invade Properties On Fantasy Island
NATION

Termites Invade Properties On Fantasy Island

At least two properties on Fantasy Island in Nadi have been infested with termites. Fantasy Island Managing Director...

Invasive Species Capture Leads To Vegetation Concerns
NEWS

Invasive Species Capture Leads To Vegetation Concerns

The American or Green Iguana was captured recently, leading villagers to raise their concerns.

Minister Reddy Meets With Agricultural Exporters
SUNBIZ

Minister Reddy Meets With Agricultural Exporters

"This was the message by the Min­ister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment M...

Tax & You: Prohibited And Restricted Goods
SUNBIZ

Tax & You: Prohibited And Restricted Goods

In a bid to ensure our borders are safe, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service continues to collaborate with other border...

Customs Workshop On Time Release Study
SUNBIZ

Customs Workshop On Time Release Study

A week-long World Customs Organisation (WCO) Workshop on Time Release study (TRS) is underway at the WCO Regional Tr...

Misinformation Regarding Termite Solutions: Biosecurity
NATION

Misinformation Regarding Termite Solutions: Biosecurity

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) is deeply con­cerned with the misinfor­mation being spread regarding promi...

BAF Aligns BAP Registration With Fruit Exporters License
SUNBIZ

BAF Aligns BAP Registration With Fruit Exporters License

Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has aligned registration of export Biosecurity Approved Premises (BAP) with the ...

Early Reporting Crucial To Avoid  Further Termite Infestation: BAF
NATION

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 ...

SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka
SUNBIZ

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 P...

Piyasena Clarifies Fiji Ports’ Security Measures
SUNBIZ

Piyasena Clarifies Fiji Ports’ Security Measures

Security measures are implemented by border agencies prior to approval of entry and berthing to prevent criminal act...

Agreement Will Help Increase Awareness On Biosecurity Issues
NATION

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...

Japanese Car Ship Closely Inspected
NEWS

Japanese Car Ship Closely Inspected

Fijian authorities, after close inspection, cleared a Japanese car ship of biosecurity threats yesterday in light of...

BAF Says Reptile Found On Qamea Can Be An Eel
NEWS

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 a...

Biosecurity CEO: Report sightings of invasive iguana
NATION

Biosecurity CEO: Report sightings of invasive iguana

‘Biosecurity Authority of Fiji promptly deployed a team to Savusavu to investigate the case’ Biosecurity Authori...

Former BAF boss cops suspended term
NATION

Former BAF boss cops suspended term

  The former Biosecurity Authority of Fiji chief executive officer was handed a suspended sentenced for corrupt...

Mission To Improve Veterinary Services In Fiji
NATION

Mission To Improve Veterinary Services In Fiji

Two international consultants are in Fiji to conduct a ‘Performance Veterinary Services’ (PVS) gap analysis on b...

Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services
NEWS

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 is...

Why Ship Denied Entry To Fiji: A-G
NATION

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 deni...

New Requirements For Some Vege Imports
NEWS

New Requirements For Some Vege Imports

Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) has reviewed the import requirements for the importation of blanched, peeled, fr...

BAF Farewells Board Director
NATION

BAF Farewells Board Director

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

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