Strategic improvement for forestry cover

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

FIJI’S Ministry of Forestry says it intends to take a lead role in collaborating with stakeholders to strategically increase forest cover through vigorous afforestation and re-forestation initiatives. In a Government statement, the ministry says this is aimed at countering the decreasing capability of Fiji’s forests to provide essential products and services. While the forest-products demand […]

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