Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a severe and highly contagious viral disease of livestock that has a significant economic impact. Fiji is free from this sever and highly contagious viral disease of animals.
SUVA, July 18, 2022 – A landmark initiative to fully introduce electronic phytosanitary (ePhyto) certification for global Fijian trade in plant and plant products has been marked by the BAF Board Chairman Mr. Naushad Ali, at an official launch of the project on Monday.
In July 2020, Fiji became one of the first countries in the region to use electronic phytosanitary certification, exchanging ePhytos with New Zealand.
The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) A/Chief Executive Officer and the team met Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Mariano Grossi.
On Monday, 25 April 2022, the Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (“BAF”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Port Denarau Marina Limited (“PDML”) in efforts to strengthen cooperation and collaboration with Port Operators. Port Denarau Marina is an approved Port of Entry of which PDML is the sole operator.
The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (“BAF”) with the assistance of Pacific Horticultural & Agricultural Market Access Plus Program (“PHAMA Plus”), the Ministry of Agriculture (“MOA”) and other stakeholders pulled resources to develop an Action Plan to keep Fiji safe African Swine Fever (“ASF”)