Minister for Agriculture

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...

 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...

8 Weeks Stray Dog Control Programme Now In Effect
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8 Weeks Stray Dog Control Programme Now In Effect

Effective stray dog control requires a collaborative approach. This involves pet owners, local government authoritie...

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...

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