Mahendra Reddy

The Garbage  Flow: Stuck  Among the  Mangroves
Climate Watch

The Garbage Flow: Stuck Among the Mangroves

She says: “Most of us who live nearby depend on these mangroves for food. It’s our source of food that could las...

Government Opens New $500,000 Molecular Lab
SUNBIZ

Government Opens New $500,000 Molecular Lab

These plant pest and disease pathogen tests are now done here at the new and advanced molecular laboratory, an inves...

Crop production Increase By 27 %
SUNBIZ

Crop production Increase By 27 %

Fiji’s crop production has increased substantially by 27 per cent from 2018 to 2021.

Minister Reddy Hands Over New Rice Harvester In Macuata
Business

Minister Reddy Hands Over New Rice Harvester In Macuata

The cooperative had raised $20,000 to pay-off one-third purchase price of the harvester, while the Fijian Government...

2 Youth Clubs Thank Govt For Nursery Kits
SUNBIZ

2 Youth Clubs Thank Govt For Nursery Kits

Ten cane knives, one coil nylon cloth, 12 forks, ten jerry cans and ten seedling trays were given to two youth clubs...

Treat Farming As A Business, Mahendra Reddy Tells
SUNBIZ

Treat Farming As A Business, Mahendra Reddy Tells

Agriculture is of national interest. Farmers need to expand on commercial farming and treat it like a business. ...

Hydroponic Farm Gear For Nadi
SUNBIZ

Hydroponic Farm Gear For Nadi

Hydroponics assistance from Government will benefit at least two Nadi famers, Ro­shni Lata and Neelam Ranjeeta, as ...

Varavu Farmers Increase Production After Drainage Works
NEWS

Varavu Farmers Increase Production After Drainage Works

Mr Nailiva said many farmers had returned to re-cultivate their farming land and resumed farming activities to suppo...

Bigger Projects, Bigger Money In Next Phase: Minister Reddy
NEWS

Bigger Projects, Bigger Money In Next Phase: Minister Reddy

He also highlighted the positive outcome of women in the J-NR Programme.

Kava Farmer’s Diversification Plans Boost By New Nursery
SUNBIZ

Kava Farmer’s Diversification Plans Boost By New Nursery

Jimione Biumaiwai has been a kava farmer for 13 years. Yesterday he became one of the first recipients of kava se...

FDB: $10m Loan Facility For Eco-friendly Capital Projects
SUNBIZ

FDB: $10m Loan Facility For Eco-friendly Capital Projects

The Fiji Development Bank will facilitate Green Climate Funds as much as $10 million per capital project, at an inte...

Kava Tops Non-Sugar Exports: Reddy
SUNBIZ

Kava Tops Non-Sugar Exports: Reddy

Fiji’s top non-sugar agricultural export is now led by kava, Minister for Agri­culture, Mahendra Reddy, has said....

Bins To Help Organic Waste Problem In Naseakula Village
NEWS

Bins To Help Organic Waste Problem In Naseakula Village

This is a worthwhile assistance, especially during this continuous rainy weather condition. Naseakula Village hea...

Local Rice Production Increases: Mahendra Reddy
SUNBIZ

Local Rice Production Increases: Mahendra Reddy

Fiji’s rice import bill has dropped to 80 per cent of local consumption, Minister for Agriculture, Mahendra Reddy,...

Beef Farmers Advised To Save Money From Sales
NEWS

Beef Farmers Advised To Save Money From Sales

“Farmers can open up a separate savings account and save a certain amount from each sale,” he said.

40 Senepol Cattle Available To Improve Our Beef
NATION, NEWS

40 Senepol Cattle Available To Improve Our Beef

Close to 40 Senepol (specific breed of cattle) are available in the country to boost the quality of meat production....

Ministry Uplifting Beef Industry
NATION, NEWS

Ministry Uplifting Beef Industry

Uplifting productivity in the Northern Division’s beef industry is something the Ministry of Agriculture is taking...

Chef-Turned-Businessman Says Dreams Do Come True
Business

Chef-Turned-Businessman Says Dreams Do Come True

Dreams do come true when you persevere. For Om Prakash, his role as a chef has propelled him into the business real...

Chef-Turned-Businessman Says Dreams Do Come True
SUNBIZ

Chef-Turned-Businessman Says Dreams Do Come True

“I wanted to give back to the com­munity by opening a restaurant and provide employment opportunities for youths,...

Farmers Will Guarantee Food Security In Fiji: Reddy
NEWS

Farmers Will Guarantee Food Security In Fiji: Reddy

We cannot leave our food security in the hands of parties outside Fiji; we must ensure food security is in our contr...

Govt targets $25m Ginger Export In 5yrs
SUNBIZ

Govt targets $25m Ginger Export In 5yrs

Government is currently exporting $11 million worth of fresh and processed ginger annually to Australia with the goa...

Government Assistance Puts Farook’s Plans On Road To Fruition
NEWS

Government Assistance Puts Farook’s Plans On Road To Fruition

Through the grant, it has been possible to bulldoze an area of 10 acres in the upper Tunalia area which I recently a...

Agriculture Consultant Will Help Link Farmers To Hotels For Purchase Of Local Produce
NEWS

Agriculture Consultant Will Help Link Farmers To Hotels For Purchase Of Local Produce

“We are now talking to hotels to buy their produce so that we don’t have to worry about the market as the border...

Farmer Is Confident After Reddy’s Assurance
NEWS

Farmer Is Confident After Reddy’s Assurance

“There are other farmers in the area who have faced the same problem for many years now, so this will contribute t...

North Agriculture Tour To Boost Commercial Farming
SUNBIZ

North Agriculture Tour To Boost Commercial Farming

He said they mobilised machinery with the help of advisor councillors to ensure food security issues are reduced for...

Conclusive  Evidence Needed On Oil Leak Issue’
NATION

Conclusive Evidence Needed On Oil Leak Issue’

Mr Reddy said the Ministry will look into the issue as claimed.

 Reddy Concerned Over Termites Spreading At Nasau In Nadi
NEWS

 Reddy Concerned Over Termites Spreading At Nasau In Nadi

“When I was at Nasau in Votualevu people there, said termites were in the area. So ther are gradually spread­ing,...

Granny Grateful For Help As Government Eyes To Assist 500 Women In Agriculture
NATION

Granny Grateful For Help As Government Eyes To Assist 500 Women In Agriculture

Keshwari Lata Dayal, 52, was among those who received a kit which included water tanks.

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