Ministry of Agriculture

Support For Smallholder Farmers Tops Agenda At Agriculture Workshop
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Support For Smallholder Farmers Tops Agenda At Agriculture Workshop

Permanent Secretary for Agriculture David Kolitagane said the strengthening of rural agricultural advisory services ...

Ministry Releases New Dalo And Kumala Varieties
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Ministry Releases New Dalo And Kumala Varieties

These Taro Leaf Blight tolerant varieties to our farmers will ensure improved dalo resilience to this devastating da...

Serua, Namosi Farmers Urged To Increase Potato Farming
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Serua, Namosi Farmers Urged To Increase Potato Farming

The Ministry of Agriculture as part of its outreach to farmers conduct­ed a training for farmers from the provinces...

Yam Show To Boost Production Up North
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Yam Show To Boost Production Up North

It also strengthened the co-ordination between farmers and the Ministry of Agriculture: Provincial Administrator &nb...

More Improvements Needed In Kava Sector
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More Improvements Needed In Kava Sector

  Cakaudrove, Kadavu, Lomaiviti and Bua are the major kava-growing areas in Fiji with some 64 per cent of regis...

EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT
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EUROPEAN UNION HANDS OVER FIELD TRAINING EQUIPMENT

Ministry of Agriculture, Permanent Secretary, David Kolitagane last week received field training equipment and train...

Navunimono Group Turns  To Ginger For Spiritual Growth
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Navunimono Group Turns To Ginger For Spiritual Growth

  Youth of Navunimono, Verata in Tailevu found inspiration in farming to help them in their spiritual and relig...

Revamping Exercise Promises Better Efficiency
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Revamping Exercise Promises Better Efficiency

The Ministry of Agriculture has recent­ly established a procurement team. Permanent Secretary David Kolita­gane sa...

Embryo Transfer in Cattle Will Improve Productivity
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Embryo Transfer in Cattle Will Improve Productivity

Ministry of Agriculture had introduced embryo transfer reproductive technology in cattle to improve productivity in ...

Agriculture Minister On Central Division Tour
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Agriculture Minister On Central Division Tour

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Meteorological Ser...

Ministry to Build Pounds To Solve Stray Animal Issue
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Ministry to Build Pounds To Solve Stray Animal Issue

To curb the issue of stray animals in the Northern division, the Ministry of Agriculture will be building temporary ...

Ministry Assists Naitasiri Farmers
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Ministry Assists Naitasiri Farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture in the 2016/2017 financial year assisted 44 farmers develop potential land in Baulevu an...

Assistant Minister Pillay Hear More Of Farmers Needs
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Assistant Minister Pillay Hear More Of Farmers Needs

The Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Viam Pillay, together with the senior managers from the Ministry met with fa...

Fiji, Indonesia Sign Agri Cooperation Agreement
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Fiji, Indonesia Sign Agri Cooperation Agreement

The Ministry of Agriculture signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture t...

Trip was to meet farmers on the ground, says Assistant Agriculture Minister Pillay
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Trip was to meet farmers on the ground, says Assistant Agriculture Minister Pillay

Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay last week concluded his week-long tour to the Northern Division. Whil...

Locally Produced Potato Seeds Planted
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Locally Produced Potato Seeds Planted

The Ministry of Agriculture is working closely with farmers around the country who are interested in potato farming....

Helping Our Dairy And Beef  Industry Grow
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Helping Our Dairy And Beef Industry Grow

Could embryo transfer technology be the answer for our beef and diary industry? At least those in the industry think...

Increased Honey Production Expected
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Increased Honey Production Expected

The Ministry of Agriculture is conducting a 5-day training on apiculture for agriculture officers in Tailevu.  Duri...

Embryo Transfer To Be Introduced Here
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Embryo Transfer To Be Introduced Here

The Ministry of Agriculture is working with biotechnology experts in developing the Sin Fiji. The aim is to develop ...

Farmers Urged To Utilise  $3million Assistance
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Farmers Urged To Utilise $3million Assistance

The Ministry of Agriculture has approved around $3 million worth of such assistance to farmers all over Fiji through...

Ministry Survey  Shows Farmers  Recovering Well
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Ministry Survey Shows Farmers Recovering Well

  Assessments done by the Ministry of Agriculture indicated that farmers in the country are recuperating well a...

Agriculture Awareness For Students And Parents
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Agriculture Awareness For Students And Parents

Three schools from the Nasinu-Nausori corridor were part of the agriculture show at the Pundit Shreedhar College in ...

Minister Outlines Work To Help Grow Coconut Industry
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Minister Outlines Work To Help Grow Coconut Industry

The Ministry of Agriculture is not only working on replacing fallen coconut trees but is also working on the rehabil...

Wainunu To Focus On Crops: Ratu Orisi
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Wainunu To Focus On Crops: Ratu Orisi

  The second round of district meetings in the province of Bua for over a period of nine days begins today at N...

Ministry To Plant 14 Tonnes Of Potatoes
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Ministry To Plant 14 Tonnes Of Potatoes

The Ministry of Agriculture has begun planting locally produced seed potatoes in the Western Division for seed produ...

Pillay: There Is Still Room To Improve Services
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Pillay: There Is Still Room To Improve Services

The Ministry of Agriculture staff in the Western Division are doing a great job, however, there is still room needed...

Jitendra Singh welcomes new Agriculture Assistant Minister
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Jitendra Singh welcomes new Agriculture Assistant Minister

The senior management and staff of the Ministry of Agriculture officially welcomed the new Assistant Minister for Ag...

Seruiratu: Will Not Condone Indiscipline From Field Officers
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Seruiratu: Will Not Condone Indiscipline From Field Officers

A field officer from the Ministry of Agriculture is currently under investigation for alleged money laundering and b...

How Agriculture Sustained  Major Damage, Plan to Help
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How Agriculture Sustained Major Damage, Plan to Help

The total value of damage caused by TDO4F on Fiji’s agriculture sector amounts to $11.7 million. This follows the ...

Farmers Urged To  Be Wary
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Farmers Urged To Be Wary

The Ministry of Agriculture is advising farmers to take precautionary measures following a tropical disturbance warn...

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