BAF to appoint expert consultant for AST

THE Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) is in the process of appointing an expert consultant for Asian Subterranean Termite (AST) management and control measures in Fiji.

Responding to questions from this newspaper, a BAF statement stated the consultancy would also provide directions for dealing with termite infestation in affected areas.

“Their expertise in dealing with AST issues worldwide will add to the local knowledge and assist affected Fijian citizens and businesses,” the BAF stated.

BAF was responding to concerns raised in Labasa following AST infestation reports in Government quarters at Vaturekuka and Vatunibale.

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