Ministry of Fisheries

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
NATION

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
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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
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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
NEWS

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...

Equipment Boost For Fisheries
NATION

Equipment Boost For Fisheries

  A gift presented to the Ministry of Fisheries yesterday from the Republic of Korea reaffirmed their friendsh...

Murky Waters Preventing Bull Sharks From Going Back To Sea
Opinion

Murky Waters Preventing Bull Sharks From Going Back To Sea

ANALYSIS: The shark which was sighted at the Wainitoa river mouth is said to be a bull shark. Ministry of Fisheries ...

We’re Supporting Implementing Oceans Goals
NATION

We’re Supporting Implementing Oceans Goals

Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau is part of a team of ministers led by the Speaker of the House, Dr Jiko Lu...

Minister for Fisheries Visits West Stations
NATION

Minister for Fisheries Visits West Stations

Minister for Fisheries Semi Koroilavesau was touring fisheries stations in the Western Division to meet with officer...

Diving Gear Ban From Today
NATION

Diving Gear Ban From Today

The Ministry of Fisheries will ban all Underwater Breathing Apparatus (UBA’s) and harvesting and export of sea cuc...

Future Cooperation On Makogai Fisheries Research
SUNBIZ

Future Cooperation On Makogai Fisheries Research

Potential cooperation between the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Fisheries was explored over the w...

First National Fisheries Policy In The Pipeline
SUNBIZ

First National Fisheries Policy In The Pipeline

Ministry of Fisheries is currently collaborating with development partners and relevant stakeholders to establish Fi...

No Ban Yet On Breathing Gear: Ministry
NATION

No Ban Yet On Breathing Gear: Ministry

The Ministry of Fisheries says it will not ban the use of underwater breathing apparatus. This was confirmed in a st...

Ministry Plans To License Fish  Vendors
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Ministry Plans To License Fish Vendors

Minister believes this will help them to crack down  on illegal fishing The Ministry of Fisheries believes that the...

Women Of Ra Province Get Into Half Pearl Production
SUNBIZ

Women Of Ra Province Get Into Half Pearl Production

Pilot half-pearl farms set up in three communities in the Ra province has started to give results. The Ministry of F...

Koroilavesau Continues Station Tours
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Koroilavesau Continues Station Tours

The minister will also visit North and maritime islands The Minister for Fisheries, Semi Koroilavesau, will be visit...

Koroilavesau: Fisheries Patrol Action Warning To Poachers
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Koroilavesau: Fisheries Patrol Action Warning To Poachers

Arecent joint operations by the Ministry of Fisheries and officers of the Fiji Police Force in the Central Division ...

Provide Catch Data Or Lose Licence, Fishers Warned
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Provide Catch Data Or Lose Licence, Fishers Warned

Those who fish have been warned by the Ministry of Fisheries to follow protocol and issue their catch data if they w...

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