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September 15, 2022

Endorsement of the Citrus Export Plan

13 September 2022 – Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) Board Chairman Mr Naushad Ali and The Chief Technical Officer of New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (NZ MPI) Mr Peter Thompson endorsed the Citrus Export Plan for the export of fresh Citrus fruits from Fiji to New Zealand.
July 28, 2022

What is Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)

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.
July 26, 2022

Launch of ePhyto in Fiji

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.
July 19, 2022

BAF Meets Director General of the International Atomic Agency (IAEA)

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.
April 25, 2022

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding

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.
April 22, 2022

African Swine Fever Action Plan launched

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”)
March 24, 2022

Partnership with DHI – Vessel Check to strengthen BAF monitoring process

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with DHI – Vessel Check to strengthen BAF monitoring process. Vessel-Check is a decision support tool for both vessel managers and biosecurity authorities providing a global solution for vessel-related biosecurity management
March 17, 2022

Coastal Awareness programme receives positive response from villages in Cakaudrove Province

February 18, 2022

Call for greater partnership between agencies and communities to protect Fiji borders

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