Civilisation has consumed forest reserves: President Konrote

Fijian president Jioji Konrote ready to plant a tree during the International Day of Forests at Sigatoka Valley High School in Nadroga on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Picture: SUPPLIED/FIJI GOVERNMENT

THE advancements of civilisation have consumed forest reserves, says President Jioji Konrote. While launching the International Day of Forests celebrations in Sigatoka yesterday, he explained the growing need to replace forests that had been replaced by human developments. “As civilisation has advanced, we have developed commercial agriculture and livestock, replacing the gifts of forests with […]

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