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29/03/2017 Advertisement for REDD+ Adviser - Fiji

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27/03/2017 West Cane Farmers Help Grow Reforestation

 

Once established, the trees will help farmers to protect soil, reduce erosion, supplement future on-farm income.

Cane farmers in...

25/03/2017 Forest Taboo areas

CERTAIN areas within the forests of Udu district on Vanua Levu will soon be out of bounds.

At the International Day of Forest celebrations...

23/03/2017 Trees secure the future

 
LET us plant a tree today as this secures our future and has proven to us over the years that it supplies us with wood for firewood,...

23/03/2017 Villagers honour role of forests

WATER sources in the country's mountainous forests supplies an estimated 28,550 million cubic metre of water every year. This was revealed at this...

23/03/2017 Sandalwood trees for villages historic

IN 30 years time, the villagers of Udu district in Macuata could be millionaires if they harvest the 800 sandalwood trees given to them this week...

22/03/2017 More renewable energy sources for Fiji says Lagataki

 

Fiji urgently needs to develop alternative renewable sources of energy says Permanent Secretary for Forests Samuela Lagataki....

21/03/2017 Forestry Day - FBC TV News Coverage

FBC TV news coverage of International Day of Forests at Tuvu Primary School, Lautoka on Tuesday March 21, 2017. The link is as follows ...

22/02/2017 Forestry staff learn climate change concepts

 
A TRAINING event for forestry officers beginning tomorrow will help the Department of Forestry?s central/eastern division staff to raise...

20/02/2017 Trees grow well despite threats

 
DESPITE unfavourable conditions, the pilot REDD+ site at Draubuta Village in Navosa is seeing some success as trees on the project site...

10/02/2017 PM's Statement in Parliament on COP 23 - Feb 6, 2017

 

Madam Speaker, I rise to inform honourable members about aspects of Fiji’s presidency of COP23 – the ongoing UN negotiations on climate...

09/02/2017 Six Global Forest Goals agreed at UNFF Special Session

 

On 20 January 2017, the Special Session of the UN Forum on Forests adopted the recommendations of the Working Group of the Forum, which...

01/02/2017 International Day of Forests 2017

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012.
The Day celebrates and raises...

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27/01/2017 Fiji's First Self-Contained Mobile Timber Treatment Plant in Kadavu

 

The following is Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s speech at the commissioning of the mobile...

11/12/2016 Funds for Forests

 

FIJI has been approved to receive forest carbon funding and has proposed an emissions reduction program (ERP) to be implemented on Viti...

11/12/2016 State Monitors Logging Operations

 

LOGGING operations have at times been blamed as the cause of floods, however, it cannot be the sole reason, says Ministry of Forests...

10/12/2016 Firm upskills workers

 

FOREST harvesting supervisors of Valebasoga Tropikboard Ltd are now upskilled and ready to handle more responsibilities after completing...

10/12/2016 Lack of Forest Wardens

 

THE existing 150 forest wardens around the country are not enough to curb illegal activities.

Conservator of Forests Eliki...

10/12/2016 Green Plan (INDCs)

 

FIJI's Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) remains a strong hold in its commitment to be a leader in climate change...

07/12/2016 Fiji National REDD Plus Programme Workshop underway

 

It is about time that we start scaling up our efforts of planting and preserving forests to help conserve our environment for the future...

06/12/2016 Stakeholders discuss carbon emissions

 

THE National REDD+ Program workshop hosted by the Ministry of Forests started at Holiday Inn in Suva this morning.

Conservator...

23/11/2016 Dry Forest Under Threat

 

WITH one of the largest forest systems in the Oceanic region, Fiji is losing its dry forests at an alarming rate because of development...

22/11/2016 Fiji presidency a breakthrough for Pacific voice on climate change

 

3:51 pm GMT+12, 21/11/2016, Fiji

Fiji’s successful bid to preside over next year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (...

21/11/2016 Climate Change and Development are intertwined

 

3:50 pm GMT+12, 21/11/2016, Fiji

Fiji’s role in co-hosting the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) is crucial in...

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