Decline in sector

Minister of Forest Osea Naiqamu with permanent secretary Pene Baleinabuli durng the Ministry of Forest workshop at the Holiday Inn in Suva on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

THE decline in the economic contribution of the forestry sector over the past seven years has resulted in reduction in sawmilling operations and some job losses. Minister for Forests Osea Naiqamu said for the past seven years, the sector contributed an average of $36 million per year to Fiji’s gross domestic product. “This equates to […]

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