Forest degradation

Forest Guard (Serua) Tuiviti Nabogi (left), Galoa villager Maikeli Wong and Isimeli Tavo of the Social Welfare department looking at the young 'vesi' tress at the newly-opened Indigenous Tress forest Nursery in Serua. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

IN recent years, concerns had been raised in Fiji about the decline in indigenous forests to provide essential products and services in the country. The forest product trade at the local market is gradually expanding but the availability of indigenous forest resources is declining. Minister for Forests Osea Naiqamu, during the launch of the indigenous […]

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