Fiji Time: 12:09 PM on Tuesday 31 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Network, villagers told

Nanise Loanakadavu
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

VILLAGERS on Kadavu have been advised to establish a network with their people who are well-off but do not live on the island.

Roko tui Kadavu Eroni Vunisa said they would ask the people to adopt this initiative instead of relying on government assistance.

"We have noticed that only few villages are developed because they associate themselves with their people in Suva and abroad," Mr Vunisa said.

He said this relationship was important because people needed to play their part in developing the island, adding Kadavu contributed a lot to the national economy even though it was a poorly developed island.

Mr Vunisa said Kadavu would focus its development on the promotion of good governance, fighting the increase in lifestyle diseases, promoting communal support for education, improving water supply with government support, promoting environment conservation and risk management and reducing inaccessibility by working with the government to increase the number of roads and jetties.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61980.6008
JPY 53.390050.3900
GBP 0.32380.3158
EUR 0.42620.4142
NZD 0.71570.6827
AUD 0.66380.6388
USD 0.47690.4599

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 31st May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Rio dilemma
  2. Former council worker jailed for raping girl, 16
  3. Chiefly dispute
  4. A-G warns against abuse of home initiative
  5. State pushes for vital Bills
  6. Fiji, France negotiate further military co-operation
  7. 85,000 study in tents
  8. Different approach to Savusavu tourism
  9. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
  10. Clarification

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tears of joy for Jerry's family Thursday (26 May)
  2. Hayne, Ryan miss out Wednesday (25 May)
  3. Prophecy of Nasautoka Come and drink of this life-giving water Sunday (29 May)
  4. Remains of missionary receives a proper burial 200 years later Friday (27 May)
  5. Mother 'locks up' son to go clubbing Sunday (29 May)
  6. Families live in fear Friday (27 May)
  7. 7s fans disappointed Thursday (26 May)
  8. 13 for Rio Saturday (28 May)
  9. Man found dead Monday (30 May)
  10. Fiji Airways gives free trip to 7s players Wednesday (25 May)