Marine reserve benefits villagers

Designated inshore waters around Naiqoro Passage was officially launched last year at Matasawalevu Village, Nakasaleka, Kadavu by the Minister for Fisheries, Mr Semi Koroilavesau. Picture: MINISTRY OF FISHERIES/FILE

THE marine area reserve at Naiqoro Passage in Kadavu has become a blessing in disguise for qoliqoli (indigenous fishing area) owners at Matasawalevu Village. Matasawalevu headman Uraia Korobiau said villagers did not have to venture into deep waters to catch a meal, they could now do it in the safety of lagoons. He said as […]

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