International-proven method to combat riverbank erosion

The Ministry of Waterways and Environment is considering the use of vetiver grass system to stabilise riverbanks and reduce soil erosion. Picture: FT FILE

FIJI’S Ministry of Waterways and Environment will soon implement an internationally-proven methodology to combat riverbank erosion around the country. Unsustainable land management activities have led to the prevalence of land erosion along river banks. According to the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Local Government and Environmen, Joshua Wycliffe, the vetiver system for river bank […]

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