Ministry of Fisheries

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...

Ministry Hands Over Boat To Combat Illegal Fishers
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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
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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’
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Ministry: Can’t Lift Ban On Grouper Fish
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Ministry: Can’t Lift Ban On Grouper Fish

The ban placed on the harvesting of marine resources was based on proven research and surveys carried out by special...

Piyasena Clarifies Fiji Ports’ Security Measures
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Piyasena Clarifies Fiji Ports’ Security Measures

Security measures are implemented by border agencies prior to approval of entry and berthing to prevent criminal act...

Kawakawa And Donu Peak Breeding Season Starts Today
NATION

Kawakawa And Donu Peak Breeding Season Starts Today

The legal ban is viewed as a critical step to ensure the fish recover. One study found fish landings have declined 7...

Ten-year Ban On Turtle Harversting Ends In December
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Ten-year Ban On Turtle Harversting Ends In December

New policies by Ministry of Fisheries to protect the endangered species could apply after ban is lifted.   The ...

Ministry  Announces ‘Bonn’s  Coral  Reef Life  Declaration
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Ministry Announces ‘Bonn’s Coral Reef Life Declaration

In light of Fiji’s presidency in COP23 in Bonn, Germany and the commitments that Fiji had taken on following its p...

Fisheries call for a four month fishing ban on grouper fish
NATION

Fisheries call for a four month fishing ban on grouper fish

Fiji needs to put in place a seasonal ban to stop the harvesting and sales of groupers (kawakawa and donu) from June...

Fisheries-Koroilavesau: Ministry Will Consider WWF-Pacific Concerns
NEWS

Fisheries-Koroilavesau: Ministry Will Consider WWF-Pacific Concerns

The Ministry of Fisheries will consider issues raised by the World Wide Fund for Nature Pacific at a recent Fellowsh...

Ministry: National Fisheries Policy In Final Stages
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Ministry: National Fisheries Policy In Final Stages

The Ministry of Fisheries is now in the final stages of reviewing and formalising the National Fisheries Policy. Min...

Fisheries Minister In Germany For ‘Turning the Tide’ Dialogue
NATION

Fisheries Minister In Germany For ‘Turning the Tide’ Dialogue

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau, participated in a dialogue event at the German Federal Ministry for Econom...

Aquaculture Training To Assist In Empowering: Balemaiwai
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Aquaculture Training To Assist In Empowering: Balemaiwai

Ten farmers from the Central Division were trained on how to sustain their livelihood through aquaculture in farming...

Fisheries Team Explore Opportunities In China
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Fisheries Team Explore Opportunities In China

Koroilavesau and delegation visited Hainan Province The Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau, led a team consis...

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