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Mangroves an important resource for Integrated Coastal Management in the province of Ra

The province of Ra located on the north-eastern coast of Viti Levu Island is one of the four important provinces that make up the Vatu-i-Ra seascape. With the help of the Fiji government, Non-Governmental Oganizationís (NGOís)...[more]


IAS Welcomes New Deputy Director

Dr Johann Poinapen, IAS Deputy Director The Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Johann Poinapen to the position of Deputy Director at the Institute.  A former...[more]


IAS, USP Staff Presented at 5th Pacific Bioprospecting Access & Benefit-Sharing Workshop

The Centre of Drug Discovery & Conservation, Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS), USP presented on the ďMelanesian Experience in Marine Drug DiscoveryĒ at a Sydney, Australia  held 5th Pacific Sub-regional...[more]


Herbarium, IAS,USP To Lead Landmark Biodiversity Survey

Plans are underway to mount an expedition next year into the mountains of Guadalcanal, in what will be a landmark in the history of Pacific biodiversity research. The expedition is being coordinated by the South Pacific Regional...[more]


IASís Role Central to Local Marine Management Efforts in the Indo-Pacific Region

Coastal fisheries are inextricably linked to the livelihoods of the people of the Indo-Pacific region. While the impact of the dwindling near-shore fisheries stock continues to be felt by dependent coastal people, there are also...[more]


IAS staff participates in Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management training: Tagbilaran City, Bohol Province, Philippines

A staff member of the Institute of Applied Science, Mr Apisai Bogiva, recently returned from a one week Basic training on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management that was held in the province of Bohol in the Philippines from...[more]


IAS Partners to Develop Commercial Kava Drink

The Manager of Laboratory Services at the Institute of Applied Science (IAS) Mr. Usaia Dolodolotawake attended a Kava Stakeholders Meeting on the 14th of April, 2014 in Levuka, Ovalau. The meeting was organized by Pacific Elixirs...[more]

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