Villagers Meet on Environment
Sept 30, 2010
Savusavu, Fiji - About 20 qoliqoli (traditional fishing grounds) committee members from Kubulau district, Bua, met at Savusavu to discuss marine and terrestrial resource use.
Kubulau district has taken the lead in Fiji to use "ridge to reef" approach to manage its resources.
This approach looks at managing all the habitats from the land, freshwater, coastal and marine. It is important to manage all the habitats together because they are connected.
The qoliqoli committee is now into the second phase of training in which members will learn the importance of their natural resources and why they have to protect them.
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