Vetiver grass to ease river bank erosion, says A-G

Attorney- General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum meets with women and children after the launch of Global Commission and Adaptation Flagship Report at Naveicovatu village in Wainibuka, Tailevu on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

VILLAGERS of Naveicovatu Village in Tailevu are worried that one day they will have to leave their village to relocate elsewhere because of soil erosion. Like so many other climate vulnerable communities, the village had to adapt to new climate threats. The river bank erosion has directed floodwaters from the Wainibuka River into their homes. […]

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