Minister for Agriculture

Reddy, Ali: Agri Dollar Deal Game Changer
SUNBIZ

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...

Bua Farmers Get Hand-Held Tractors
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
SUNBIZ

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
NATION

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
NATION

Unlock Agriculture Potential, Graduate Told

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

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