Ministry assessment at $115k for Nareba

Landowners inspects the fallen trees on their mataqali land in Galoa, Serua last May. Picture: Supplied

A TIMBER compensation forest clearing assessment by the Forestry Ministry for the Nareba clan, Nakorowaiwai of Dranikula Village in Galoa was $115,262.40 for about 661 trees that were sawn by Energy Fiji Ltd (EFL) contractors. Nareba clan consultant Pauliasi Tuiwai said the compensation did not take into consideration the loss of benefits to their future […]

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