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30.04.2008

Watershed management processes workshop

The first Watershed Management study was done in the Rewa/Ba river mainly to conserve Fijiís soil resources and improve the sustainability of hill land agriculture and forestry. Since then, there have been various studies on...[more]

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21.04.2008

Kadavu Chiefs Meet to Discuss Leadership

A leadership and management training workshop was held in Tavuki village in Kadavu from the 9th to the 11th of April, 2008. This is the first time in Fiji to have a leadership and management training specifically for traditional...[more]

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17.04.2008

IAS Enhances Soil Testing Skills

IAS technician Akata Ratuwalesi recently attended a South Pacific Agricultural Chemistry Laboratory Network (SPACNET) soils analysts training at the Koronivia Research Station from the 7-9 April, 2008.  This training of...[more]

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09.04.2008

IAS awarded funding to support Conservation and Drug discovery

The International Cooperative Biodiversity Group is a US government program to support conservation and drug discovery in developing countries. Five such grants of about US $3 million each are awarded every five years. Institute...[more]

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09.04.2008

Four USP scientists to lead marine management project

Four University of the South Pacific (USP)  Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) staff have been selected to lead the Fiji component of a major international study of marine managed areas (MMAs).  The four Mr Isoa...[more]

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08.04.2008

Nakorotubu district launches MPA network

One of Fijiís largest district has declared 10 coral reefs as Marine Protected Areas (MPA). The Tikina Nakorotubu in the Ra Province has taken this step in realization of the increasing pressure on its qoliqoli (fishing grounds)...[more]

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07.04.2008

Capacity Building exercise for Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) analysis in the South Pacific

Vincent Vishant Lal, a research assistant with the Institute of Applied Sciences had a recent research / training attachment (July 2007 until January 18) at the University of Queensland, National Research Centre for Environmental...[more]

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