Ministry of Agriculture

90k Registered Farmers After COVID-19, A Big Boost: Reddy
SUNBIZ

90k Registered Farmers After COVID-19, A Big Boost: Reddy

The Ministry of Agriculture recorded close to 90,000 farm­ers who are engaged in agri­culture directly as their so...

It Started With $360 Grant
SUNBIZ

It Started With $360 Grant

Don’t be lazy, is the advise by Rishneet Chand, a 23-year-old businessman, to youths and budding entrepreneurs.

Sahay Opens 3rd Shop In Labasa
Business

Sahay Opens 3rd Shop In Labasa

He came to Fiji to take a short break after the COVID outbreak in China two years ago.

‘Marrying A Farmer Changed My Perception’
SUNBIZ

‘Marrying A Farmer Changed My Perception’

A 28-year-old unemployed mother was among the last few people to apply for nursery kit assistance online.

 Further Drop In Kava Price Anticipated
NEWS

 Further Drop In Kava Price Anticipated

The Ministry of Agriculture is anticipating a further drop in the price of Kava. Presenting the audit report on comp...

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...

Programme To Assess Food Security Response In Fiji
SUNBIZ

Programme To Assess Food Security Response In Fiji

The World Food Programme and the University of the South Pacific have joined forces to boost market monitoring capac...

Joint Government Team Journey By Foot To Visit Rural Fijians
NEWS

Joint Government Team Journey By Foot To Visit Rural Fijians

“The visit is quite critical because this aligns to the commitment of Government to ensure that those in rural Fij...

January 26 Deadline For $250 Cash Assistance
NEWS

January 26 Deadline For $250 Cash Assistance

For those who cannot apply online, agriculture officers will be coming to assess the farm and forms can be filled at...

TC CODY Help Cash For Farmers
NEWS

TC CODY Help Cash For Farmers

To apply for assistance, you must be a full-time farmer, your farm must fall in the cyclone path of Cody, and at lea...

New Seeds And Processing Storage Unit Launched For Fiji’s Ministry Of Agriculture
SUNBIZ

New Seeds And Processing Storage Unit Launched For Fiji’s Ministry Of Agriculture

The Fiji MOA processing and storage unit will assist the Sigatoka Research Station to process open pollinated seeds ...

Experts To Inspect, Investigate Alleged Oil Spill: Reddy
NEWS

Experts To Inspect, Investigate Alleged Oil Spill: Reddy

Mr Reddy said a team would be sent to inspect the site however archival research needed to be carried out as the Vud...

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...

Rice Farmers To Get New Harvesters
NEWS

Rice Farmers To Get New Harvesters

Lagalaga Cooperative secretary, Yogendra Ram applauded the assurance by the minister to bring in quality and technic...

Animals Rights Group Seek Funding Support
NEWS

Animals Rights Group Seek Funding Support

Many businesses keep dogs as security and this is wonderful, but we are pleading with them to get dogs sterilized to...

Over 400 Farmers Assisted By New Valley Produce
SUNBIZ

Over 400 Farmers Assisted By New Valley Produce

Over 400 farmers have been assisted by New Valley Produce. This has been made possible through the concept of contra...

Agriculture Boosted Through India Government Assistance
SUNBIZ

Agriculture Boosted Through India Government Assistance

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) that fosters bilateral cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture and its I...

Government Backs Al Hamd Community Efforts
NATION

Government Backs Al Hamd Community Efforts

Residents of MA Khan Road of Nawaka received the 50 seed packs through Ashfaaq Khan, the managing director of Al Ham...

Ministry Raises Rice Farmer’s Hopes
NATION

Ministry Raises Rice Farmer’s Hopes

“After the cyclone the ministry gave me 60 kilogrammes of seedlings and I planted them even though I had lost hope...

50 Bags Of Rice Seeds Handed Back To Farmers By Assistant Minister Pillay
SUNBIZ

50 Bags Of Rice Seeds Handed Back To Farmers By Assistant Minister Pillay

Assistant Minister Viam Pillay hands over rice seeds to Ministry after harvest; Don’t leave land idle, Mr Pillay u...

Qaraniqoli Farmers First To Receive Rice Harvester
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Qaraniqoli Farmers First To Receive Rice Harvester

Qaraniqoli rice farmers were all smiles when they became the first farmers’ Cooperative in the Northern Division t...

Swine Fever Training For Better Preparedness
NEWS

Swine Fever Training For Better Preparedness

BAF Acting chief executive officer, Surend Pratap said biosecurity officers and animal and health workers play a cri...

No T.B. In Your Meat
NEWS

No T.B. In Your Meat

All Infected cattle, pieces set to be destroyed. Only safe pieces of meat sent to butcher

Ministry Releases Cross Goat Breeds
NEWS

Ministry Releases Cross Goat Breeds

Today is the beginning of a new era, whereby the Ministry of Agriculture will assist farmers acquire new breeding ma...

Farmers To Benefit From New Project
NATION, Politics

Farmers To Benefit From New Project

Minister for Agriculture Mahendra Reddy said work was on the way to support and secure funding for the programme.

Strategic Planning Vital for Agriculture Growth
SUNBIZ

Strategic Planning Vital for Agriculture Growth

Achieving maximum output for agriculture growth requires a strategic approach. This was highlighted by the Permanent...

Public Urged To Follow Advisories By Authorities During This Recovery Phase For TC Yasa
NEWS

Public Urged To Follow Advisories By Authorities During This Recovery Phase For TC Yasa

The NDMO will continue to work very closely with Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health and Medical Serv...

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...

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