Ministry of Fisheries

9 Companies Get Sea Cucumbers Trade Licence
SUNBIZ

9 Companies Get Sea Cucumbers Trade Licence

Sea cucumbers will be harvested over the next two months, after the Government lifted a five year ban.

Madraitabua Breaks New Ground With Tilapia Export To New Zealand
Feature

Madraitabua Breaks New Ground With Tilapia Export To New Zealand

“Mr Madraitabua is one of our farmers who was assisted under Government’s food security programme and he has bee...

Japan Investment Boosts Fisheries
SUNBIZ

Japan Investment Boosts Fisheries

The Ministry of Fisheries now owns two ice-plants in Navua and Rakiraki respectively, and a seven-ton truck. It foll...

A Christmas Like No Other For Female Officers
NEWS

A Christmas Like No Other For Female Officers

It is a sacrifice like no other as the whole nation comes together to assist in any way possible to ensure that no F...

Fishing Allowed During Curfew Hours
NATION

Fishing Allowed During Curfew Hours

Licensed fishermen are sternly reminded to fish only in iqoliqoli areas or fishing grounds that are clearly specifie...

Seaweed Farmers Of Kaba Add Value To Their Business Venture
Island News

Seaweed Farmers Of Kaba Add Value To Their Business Venture

The Kaba seaweed cluster group is one of the most successful seaweed projects in the country and has of 10 farmers, ...

Terror In Sea, Diver Lucky To Be Alive
NATION

Terror In Sea, Diver Lucky To Be Alive

Man tells how his brother was lucky to survive a shark attack off the Cakaudrove coast in Vanua Levu

Solar-Powered Freezer Boosts Fishers’ Source of Income
Island News, NATION

Solar-Powered Freezer Boosts Fishers’ Source of Income

With five villages on the island and many relying on the sea as a source of income, Mr Colatanavosa said their catch...

Ex British Army Soldier Ventures Into Seaweed Farming
NATION

Ex British Army Soldier Ventures Into Seaweed Farming

Twenty years ago, 43-year-old Solomoni Raogo, moved to the United Kingdom to pursue his career as a soldier with the...

Parents Want Male Teachers As Well
NEWS

Parents Want Male Teachers As Well

Although Government is pushing for gender equality in workplaces, the villagers believe that the school needs male t...

Public urged to help Government sustain and protect our marine resources.
NATION

Public urged to help Government sustain and protect our marine resources.

Ministry Grateful to Smith for Saving Crabs

Four years of struggle pay off for Arishma
Careers

Four years of struggle pay off for Arishma

Originally from Navua, Ms Ram graduated yesterday with a Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries and dedicated her a...

Ministry Hands Over Boat To Combat Illegal Fishers
NEWS

Ministry Hands Over Boat To Combat Illegal Fishers

There are 30 licensed fish wardens in the village who have undergone training and have been certified.

Seaweed Production In Koro Village Receives Timely Boost
NEWS

Seaweed Production In Koro Village Receives Timely Boost

The handing over which was done in Nacamaki Village, Koro on Friday was a blessing to the villagers because it will ...

Coconut Crab ‘Endangered’
NEWS

Coconut Crab ‘Endangered’

The growth of the coconut crab is very slow and heavily influenced by environmental factors, which is considered a k...

26 Ice Plants Service Fiji Coastal, Maritime Communities
NEWS

26 Ice Plants Service Fiji Coastal, Maritime Communities

Last week the Ministry com­missioned another two fish­eries station including two ice plants on the islands of Moa...

10 Dead Baby Hammerhead Sharks Found: Fishermen Warned
NEWS

10 Dead Baby Hammerhead Sharks Found: Fishermen Warned

Hammerhead sharks are listed in the Convention on International Trade on Endangered Species (CITES) Appendix 2 listi...

Aquaculture to boost economy, food security
NATION

Aquaculture to boost economy, food security

  The Ministry of Fisheries is planning to seriously shift its focus on aquaculture which it believes will bene...

Ice Plants, Solar Freezers Offer  Alternative Income For Fishers
NATION

Ice Plants, Solar Freezers Offer Alternative Income For Fishers

  The Ministry of Fisheries has ensured that there is another alternative income generation source for fisherme...

Udu Villagers Ask For An Evacuation Centre After Winston
NATION

Udu Villagers Ask For An Evacuation Centre After Winston

The villagers of Udu in Totoya, Lau, are hoping Government will help them rebuild their evacuation centre at the vil...

Boats Will Empower Fisheries Associations
NATION

Boats Will Empower Fisheries Associations

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau has secured a fund of $700,000 from America to buy 21 fibreglass boats. He ...

Udu Fishers Praise Govt Help
NATION

Udu Fishers Praise Govt Help

New solar freezer bring smiles to villagers   A new solar freezer was yesterday installed at Udu Village in Tot...

Refresher Course Reminds Fisheries Wardens Of Roles
NATION

Refresher Course Reminds Fisheries Wardens Of Roles

Fisheries wardens have been reminded of the important roles they play during a two-day refresher course held on the ...

Kawakawa, Donu Spawning Area In Kadavu Becomes Marine Reserve
NATION

Kawakawa, Donu Spawning Area In Kadavu Becomes Marine Reserve

Designated inshore waters around Naiqoro Passage were officially launched on Tuesday at Matasawalevu Village, Nakasa...

Boat Assists Fish Wardens Monitor Marine Area
NATION

Boat Assists Fish Wardens Monitor Marine Area

About 30 fish wardens in the tikina of Nakasaleka in Kadavu were given their 23-footer patrol boat with a 60 horse p...

More info on Fisheries Ministry new website
NATION

More info on Fisheries Ministry new website

The Ministry of Fisheries new website will not only bring services closer to the people but has gone a step further ...

Ministry, Resorts To Boost Giant Clam Revival
NATION

Ministry, Resorts To Boost Giant Clam Revival

  The Ministry of Fisheries has increased its efforts to revive the giant clam industry with the involvement of...

Fiji Boosts Fight Against Illegal Fishing
NATION

Fiji Boosts Fight Against Illegal Fishing

After a unanimous decision in Parliament this week, Fiji has now agreed on Port State Measures to prevent, deter and...

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