Minister for Agriculture

Nemani Delaibatiki: Reddy One Of PM’s Hardest Working Cabinet Ministers
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Nemani Delaibatiki: Reddy One Of PM’s Hardest Working Cabinet Ministers

In his first 12 months in office after his appointment, he has performed incredibly well. The minister is changing t...

Hunt For Stray Dogs Starts
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Hunt For Stray Dogs Starts

Nadi Town Council’s special administrator Robin Ali confirmed this while commenting on an incident at Narewa in Na...

Coconut Industry Vital For Fiji
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Coconut Industry Vital For Fiji

The ministry over the years has also provided support through infrastructure development and the provision of techni...

Environment Minister Urges Use Of Vetiver Grass To Stop Soil Erosion
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Environment Minister Urges Use Of Vetiver Grass To Stop Soil Erosion

He said Government intended to co-ordinate 50km of vetiver grass planting every year, with NGOs be­ing invited to c...

Navosa Organic Ginger Farmers Seeking Govt Help to Find Buyers for Crops
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Navosa Organic Ginger Farmers Seeking Govt Help to Find Buyers for Crops

Mr Lewamosa told Mr Reddy that since 2017, there has been no market for the farmers to sell their produce.

Reddy Looks Into Water Contamination
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Reddy Looks Into Water Contamination

"The matter was raised during his consultative visit to Vusu in Nadro­ga on Friday, where farmer, Shahgul said near...

$1.3 Million Desilting Work Ends
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$1.3 Million Desilting Work Ends

The contractor, Sivam Digging Works, handed over the completed project to the Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Ma...

Works Begin On New Seawall For The People Of Namoli
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Works Begin On New Seawall For The People Of Namoli

"Littering, dumping of waste and rubbish affects downstream water ways, this behaviour towards the environment can- ...

Farmers Welcome Agriculture Minister’s Comments on Boosting Markets
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Farmers Welcome Agriculture Minister’s Comments on Boosting Markets

Vegetable farmer, 42-year-old, Mahendra Rajesh Chand from Viria, Nausori said: “Farmers go into a lot of loss beca...

Reddy Reassures Farmers of Govt’s Commitment
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Reddy Reassures Farmers of Govt’s Commitment

Mr Reddy held an informal talanoa session with Paipai-Vakabuli Pine­apple Cluster farmers in Lautoka

It’s Like Our Very Own Nasese Seawall, says Vunibau Villager
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It’s Like Our Very Own Nasese Seawall, says Vunibau Villager

“Some of the houses were dam­aged due to flooding in the village, so the village headman decided to call a meetin...

Ministry Of Environment Investigates ACS Issue
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Ministry Of Environment Investigates ACS Issue

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment, Mahendra Reddy, has begun i...

Minister Visits Agriculture Offices
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Minister Visits Agriculture Offices

The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment Hon. Dr Mahendra Reddy recen...

Ministry Staff Urged To Meet Key Targets, Objectives And Strategies
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Ministry Staff Urged To Meet Key Targets, Objectives And Strategies

  The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) Costed Operational Plan (COP) for the 2018-2019 financial year for has prio...

Minister Seruiratu Highlights Agriculture Potential On Rabi Island
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Minister Seruiratu Highlights Agriculture Potential On Rabi Island

  The agricultural potential of Rabi Is­land was highlighted to farmers on the island who were also encouraged...

Fiji, Thailand Progress Relations On Agriculture
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Fiji, Thailand Progress Relations On Agriculture

Mr Seruiratu said Fiji had a lot to gain from its partnership with Thailand in terms of technology, information-shar...

Seruiratu: Make Agriculture ‘Sexy’ Again
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Seruiratu: Make Agriculture ‘Sexy’ Again

Being a farmer himself, Mr Seruiratu said that agriculture had been one of the most affected sectors in the past yea...

Seruiratu: Invest In Modernising Agri Sector For Economic Growth
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Seruiratu: Invest In Modernising Agri Sector For Economic Growth

Graduates were reminded that they needed to be inclusive in modernising Fiji’s agricultural sector, that is, a sec...

Mushroom Farming Suitable For Women
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Mushroom Farming Suitable For Women

The farming of mushrooms is more suit­able for women as it entails less inten­sive labour and could provide for a ...

Unlock Agriculture Potential, Graduate Told
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Unlock Agriculture Potential, Graduate Told

  Graduates of three programmes at the Vivekananda Technical Centre in Nadi were challenged to expand the agric...

Seruiratu Releases 5 Hawksbill Turtles
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Seruiratu Releases 5 Hawksbill Turtles

Five hawksbill turtles were given the chance to explore the vast Pacific Ocean after being released at Treasure Isla...

Turtles Released From Treasure Island
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Turtles Released From Treasure Island

Treasure Island Resort is a re­nowned tourist destination and known throughout the world for its protection of enda...

Farmer Receives New Copra Drier
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Farmer Receives New Copra Drier

  The recent commissioning of a new copra drier at Dawana Bay in Cakaudrove will help boost copra production fo...

Fijian Delegation at Israel Agritech exhibit
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Fijian Delegation at Israel Agritech exhibit

A high profile Fijian delegation was in Israel last week attending the Agritech Israel 2018 from May 8 to 10. Headed...

Seruiratu: Govt Doing All It Can to Help All Farmers
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Seruiratu: Govt Doing All It Can to Help All Farmers

Minister for Agriculture and Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu says Government is doing all it can to help farmers ...

Minister Issues  Livestock Warning
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Minister Issues Livestock Warning

All livestock brought in from declared red zone areas under the Ministry for Agriculture need to be cleared under th...

Demand for tropical fruits
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Demand for tropical fruits

Minister for Agriculture Inia Seruiratu believes there is a huge demand for tropical fruits from Fiji. Responding to...

Agriculture Minister receives new ambassador of China
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Agriculture Minister receives new ambassador of China

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

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