Ministry of Agriculture

More Than 36,000 Seed Packages Distributed By Agriculture Ministry
NATION

More Than 36,000 Seed Packages Distributed By Agriculture Ministry

“Over 3842 packages were also distributed to faith-based organisations, and employees of non-government organisati...

33,000 Families Benefit From Seed Packaging
NEWS

33,000 Families Benefit From Seed Packaging

The ministry will cease the distribution of seedlings under the home gardening packages initiative from this Friday ...

Over $500,000 Paid To Farmers For Fresh Produce During COVID-19 Lockdown Operation
SUNBIZ

Over $500,000 Paid To Farmers For Fresh Produce During COVID-19 Lockdown Operation

AMA bought over 50 tonnes of fresh produce from farmers across Fiji during these challenging and unprecedented times...

Kumar Applauds Govt’s Farming Support Initiatives
SUNBIZ

Kumar Applauds Govt’s Farming Support Initiatives

Mr Kumar who is originally from Vakabalea, Navua says the Government is doing a great job in helping the farmers dur...

Ministry Of Agriculture Probes Dead Birds Mystery In Naweni
NEWS

Ministry Of Agriculture Probes Dead Birds Mystery In Naweni

Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment Mahendra Reddy said the Departme...

COVID-19: Budget Draws Praise, Fiji Rice Gives Help
COVID-19, SUNBIZ

COVID-19: Budget Draws Praise, Fiji Rice Gives Help

In order to maintain food security, Fiji Rice Limited allocated 20 tonnes of rice seedlings for Ministry of Agricult...

Fiji Readies Itself For Agriculture And Beef Shortages Due To Coronavirus
SUNBIZ

Fiji Readies Itself For Agriculture And Beef Shortages Due To Coronavirus

The Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on reviving the abandoned Yalavou Beef Scheme in the Navosa highlands which...

Former Ministry Of Agriculture Employee Charged
NEWS

Former Ministry Of Agriculture Employee Charged

The Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) charged Ms Siliva Senivasa with one (1) count of General ...

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

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...

More Stray Dogs To Be Caught, Neutered And Tagged
NATION

More Stray Dogs To Be Caught, Neutered And Tagged

The Ministry of Agriculture has been working with other agencies such as Animals Fiji in de-sexing dogs after they a...

42 Strays Trapped, Placed In Animal Shelters
NATION

42 Strays Trapped, Placed In Animal Shelters

They will conduct a special de-sexing programme organised with Charles Stuart University personnel during week four ...

42 Stray Dogs Trapped, Placed In Animal Shelters
NEWS

42 Stray Dogs Trapped, Placed In Animal Shelters

The ministry has been working closely with town and city councils in an intensive stray dog campaign starting on Monday.

Public Concerned For Their Safety From Stray Dogs
NATION

Public Concerned For Their Safety From Stray Dogs

“People have contacted and complained to the authorities including the Nadi Town Council, Ministry of Agriculture ...

LTA Probe ‘Hit-And-Run’ Incident In Labasa
NEWS

LTA Probe ‘Hit-And-Run’ Incident In Labasa

Girja Prasad, 70, of Labasa claims he saw how the LTA driver sped and overtook a private car at a junction in Sarwan...

Sagar Lal: Stray Dogs to be Dealt in a Humane Manner
NEWS

Sagar Lal: Stray Dogs to be Dealt in a Humane Manner

Sagar Lal’s son, Rynal, was bitten last week in Navosai Road in Nasinu.

Assistant Minister Urges Sangam Members To Take Up Farming
NEWS

Assistant Minister Urges Sangam Members To Take Up Farming

“I encourage you to continue working hard to provide food for all,” Mr Pillay said.

Navuso Head Praises Steady Government Funding
NEWS

Navuso Head Praises Steady Government Funding

“Government has been giving the college through the Ministry of Agriculture a total of $500,000 every year,” he ...

Minister Reddy Meets With Agricultural Exporters
SUNBIZ

Minister Reddy Meets With Agricultural Exporters

"This was the message by the Min­ister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment M...

Meena’s Poultry An Example Of Commitment, Drive: Pillay
NEWS

Meena’s Poultry An Example Of Commitment, Drive: Pillay

Assistant Minister for Agriculture Viam Pillay while officiating at the project funded by the Ministry of Agricultur...

Editorial: Call For Gau Farmers To Treat Their Horses Well
Sunvoice

Editorial: Call For Gau Farmers To Treat Their Horses Well

These horses will help ease the issue of transporting farmers’ harvests from the farms to their homes.

Plans In Place To Have 100 Percent Electrification By 2021
NEWS

Plans In Place To Have 100 Percent Electrification By 2021

Minister Usamate said according to the Ministry of Agriculture’s farmer listings, Fiji has more than 69,000 farmer...

Kadavu Kava Farmers Praise Govt Assistance
SUNBIZ

Kadavu Kava Farmers Praise Govt Assistance

"“We have experienced problems such as the transportation of yaqona to the mainland due to irregular shipping sche...

Rewa Farmers Urged To Consider Commercial Rice Cultivation
SUNBIZ

Rewa Farmers Urged To Consider Commercial Rice Cultivation

Farmers in the province of Rewa have been advised to consider large-scale cultivation of rice and to implement sound...

Northern Agriculture Officers Receive Training On Plant Pest And Diseases
NATION

Northern Agriculture Officers Receive Training On Plant Pest And Diseases

Identifying and diagnosing plant pests and diseases in the Northern Division has been made easier following the upsk...

Integrated Approaches Needed To Address Agricultural Vulnerability
NATION

Integrated Approaches Needed To Address Agricultural Vulnerability

Integrated and shared approaches to agricultural related trade or border practices must be considered to address the...

Food And Agri Body Boosts Ministry
NATION

Food And Agri Body Boosts Ministry

  The Food and Agriculture Organisation has boosted the Ministry of Agriculture as part of the Pro-Resilient Fi...

Plans To Commercialise Dragon Fruit
NATION

Plans To Commercialise Dragon Fruit

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) recently organised a Dragon fru...

SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka
SUNBIZ

SCHS Trial Test To Be Held At Lautoka

A trial test on the implementation of the Sea Container Hygiene System (SCHS) will be carried out this week at the P...

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