Ministry of Agriculture

Animals Rights Group Seek Funding Support
NEWS

Animals Rights Group Seek Funding Support

Many businesses keep dogs as security and this is wonderful, but we are pleading with them to get dogs sterilized to...

Government Backs Al Hamd Community Efforts
NATION

Government Backs Al Hamd Community Efforts

Residents of MA Khan Road of Nawaka received the 50 seed packs through Ashfaaq Khan, the managing director of Al Ham...

Ministry Raises Rice Farmer’s Hopes
NATION

Ministry Raises Rice Farmer’s Hopes

“After the cyclone the ministry gave me 60 kilogrammes of seedlings and I planted them even though I had lost hope...

50 Bags Of Rice Seeds Handed Back To Farmers By Assistant Minister Pillay
SUNBIZ

50 Bags Of Rice Seeds Handed Back To Farmers By Assistant Minister Pillay

Assistant Minister Viam Pillay hands over rice seeds to Ministry after harvest; Don’t leave land idle, Mr Pillay u...

Qaraniqoli Farmers First To Receive Rice Harvester
SUNBIZ

Qaraniqoli Farmers First To Receive Rice Harvester

Qaraniqoli rice farmers were all smiles when they became the first farmers’ Cooperative in the Northern Division t...

Swine Fever Training For Better Preparedness
NEWS

Swine Fever Training For Better Preparedness

BAF Acting chief executive officer, Surend Pratap said biosecurity officers and animal and health workers play a cri...

No T.B. In Your Meat
NEWS

No T.B. In Your Meat

All Infected cattle, pieces set to be destroyed. Only safe pieces of meat sent to butcher

Ministry Releases Cross Goat Breeds
NEWS

Ministry Releases Cross Goat Breeds

Today is the beginning of a new era, whereby the Ministry of Agriculture will assist farmers acquire new breeding ma...

Farmers To Benefit From New Project
NATION, Politics

Farmers To Benefit From New Project

Minister for Agriculture Mahendra Reddy said work was on the way to support and secure funding for the programme.

Strategic Planning Vital for Agriculture Growth
SUNBIZ

Strategic Planning Vital for Agriculture Growth

Achieving maximum output for agriculture growth requires a strategic approach. This was highlighted by the Permanent...

Public Urged To Follow Advisories By Authorities During This Recovery Phase For TC Yasa
NEWS

Public Urged To Follow Advisories By Authorities During This Recovery Phase For TC Yasa

The NDMO will continue to work very closely with Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health and Medical Serv...

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...

Nurse Helps Young Garden Backyard
Feature

Nurse Helps Young Garden Backyard

Maria Latianara has taken it upon herself to assist 22 youths within the community who have been laid off from work.

Agriculture Determined To Boost Economy
Politics

Agriculture Determined To Boost Economy

In Parliament yesterday, line Minister Mahendra Reddy said the goal could be achieved through the establishment of l...

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.

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