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New Space For Kava Lovers In Lautoka Now Open
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New Space For Kava Lovers In Lautoka Now Open

Residents of the Sugar City now have a new space to be at to enjoy a bowl of kava with their family and friends.

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

Local Rice Production Increases: Mahendra Reddy
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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
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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.

Launch of 2022-2027 Gender in Agriculture Policy in Fiji
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Launch of 2022-2027 Gender in Agriculture Policy in Fiji

The 2022-2027 Gender in Agriculture Policy in Fiji was launched at the South Sea Orchids in Nadi, Fiji, on 8 th Marc...

Govt targets $25m Ginger Export In 5yrs
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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...

Govt Pays More Than $3m To Farmers
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Govt Pays More Than $3m To Farmers

This was part of the Government’s four fast acting assistance under the Ministry of Agriculture to farmers who wer...

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

Villages In Rewa, Nadi Given Funding To Protect Environment
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Villages In Rewa, Nadi Given Funding To Protect Environment

Thirteen villages in Rewa will benefit from the Ministry of Environment Jobs for Nature (J-NR) Programme. Yesterday,...

Rice Farmers To Get New Harvesters
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Rice Farmers To Get New Harvesters

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

Farmer Is Confident After Reddy’s Assurance
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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...

Conclusive  Evidence Needed On Oil Leak Issue’
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Conclusive Evidence Needed On Oil Leak Issue’

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

 Nakovacake Cluster Farmers Receive A Tractor
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 Nakovacake Cluster Farmers Receive A Tractor

“There are some resources that need to be developed, and the deci­sion that you made that day to in­vest $5,500....

Reddy: Our Difficult Times Shall Pass As He Observes Ram Naumi With Members
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Reddy: Our Difficult Times Shall Pass As He Observes Ram Naumi With Members

“In The Process, We Have Also Built Resilience Amongst Us. We Have Emerged Victorious From These Crises Because Of...

New Dalo Variety Released
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New Dalo Variety Released

A new variety of dalo that is tolerant to Taro Leaf Blight (TLB) was introduced by the Ministry of Agriculture yeste...

Basha’s Poultry Eyes Growth
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Basha’s Poultry Eyes Growth

“I started this layer farming business in the year 2000 with 100 layer birds which are approximately equivalent ba...

Use Organic Manure, Plant Rice: Reddy
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Use Organic Manure, Plant Rice: Reddy

Rural dwellers have also been encouraged to establish compost pits to provide organic manure to their farms.

Reddy, Ali: Agri Dollar Deal Game Changer
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Reddy, Ali: Agri Dollar Deal Game Changer

Bank South Pacific signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Agricultural Marketing Authority in a deal t...

School Given OK To Use ‘Promised Land’ To Feed Students
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School Given OK To Use ‘Promised Land’ To Feed Students

This was after the school principal Sakiusa Taginasedrau made the request known during a talanoa session.

Reddy Hands Over Compost Bins For Better Waste Management Practice
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Reddy Hands Over Compost Bins For Better Waste Management Practice

The compost bins will not only provide a thriving environment for biodiversity but will also contribute significantl...

Bua Farmers Get Hand-Held Tractors
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Bua Farmers Get Hand-Held Tractors

Rice farmer clusters of Vunivau, Korokadi, and Bakale in Bua received one hand-held tractor each from the Ministry o...

Minister Reddy Commissions Water Project in Tavua
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Minister Reddy Commissions Water Project in Tavua

A number of farmers residing at the Draumasi Settlement in Tavua will now be able to access proper water supply for ...

Grace Road To Launch Potato Farm
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Grace Road To Launch Potato Farm

Grace Road Farms was provided four tons of potato seedlings by Government in a new venture announced at the company...

Agriculture Ministry Launches Website
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Agriculture Ministry Launches Website

The new website incorporates a few new features such as an interactive chat option which will be available on a 24-h...

Organic Farming Way Forward: Tui Macuata
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Organic Farming Way Forward: Tui Macuata

Paraquat, a toxic chemical that is widely used as an herbicide (plant killer), primarily for weed and grass control,...

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...

Paraquat, Imidacloprid Pesticide To Be Banned From January, 2020
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Paraquat, Imidacloprid Pesticide To Be Banned From January, 2020

Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Mahendra Reddy said the hazardous chemicals are being banned due to the extreme effect...

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