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The iTaukei Trust Fund Board (TTFB) was established by the Fiji government to foster the advancement of indigenous Fijians and Rotumans by promoting initiatives that will better their standard of living and enhance appropriate cultural traditions and values. iTaukei Trust Fund Board (TTFB) contributes towards boosting the capacity of Fiji’s cultural sector through the provision of scholarships, specialist services in language, culture and heritage and financial assistance.

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Bula Vinaka, Noa’ia and Welcome to the iTaukei Trust Fund Board website!

The iTaukei Trust Fund Board or TTFB in short was established in 2004, mainly to impact and advance the standards of living of iTaukei and Rotumans through a better and more effective use of their natural resources; and to conserve their cultures, traditions, norms, languages and values, for the generations to come.

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Our Culture, our Traditions, and our language are the foundations upon which we build our identity.

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Herbal medicine is natures wonder

As industrialized societies revisit the power of plant-based diets and medicines, indigenous knowledge plays a critical role in this return. As urban drift and migration increase, it is critical to record this knowledge to help inform our collective future and health.

Author Suliana Siwatibau says she hopes her book will cultivate an interest in natural medicines and help develop it further.

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The Scoping Mission of the iTaukei Trust Fund Board to the Polynesian Cultural Centre and Brigham Young University in Laie, Hawaii, was an opportunity to explore a working relationship

A delegation from the iTaukei Trust Fund Board travelled on a Scoping Mission to visit the Polynesian Cultural Centre and Brigham Young University in Laie, Hawaii. The delegation comprised of the TTF Board Chairman, Pita Tagicakirewa, Board Director Sipiriano Nemani, CEO Aisake Taito, Actg. Senior Investment Specialist Mosese Seavula and Unaisi Manulevu. The aim of the mission was to examine possible opportunities for partnership through the study of the PCC operations, and its unique symbiotic educational and business relationship with BYU-Hawaii. A big Vinaka Vakalevu to the President of PCC, BYU, Managers of the Fijian Village and members of the Fijian community for the tremendous support and professional advice rendered to the Team during their visit.
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The Scoping Mission of the iTaukei Trust Fund Board to the Polynesian Cultural Centre and Brigham Young University in Laie, Hawaii, was an opportunity to explore a working relationship

A delegation from the iTaukei Trust Fund Board travelled on a Scoping Mission to visit the Polynesian Cultural Centre and Brigham Young University in Laie, Hawaii. The delegation comprised of the TTF Board Chairman, Pita Tagicakirewa, Board Director Sipiriano Nemani, CEO Aisake Taito, Actg. Senior Investment Specialist Mosese Seavula and Unaisi Manulevu. The aim of the mission was to examine possible opportunities for partnership through the study of the PCC operations, and its unique symbiotic educational and business relationship with BYU-Hawaii. A big Vinaka Vakalevu to the President of PCC, BYU, Managers of the Fijian Village and members of the Fijian community for the tremendous support and professional advice rendered to the Team during their visit.Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

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Vinaka, tau Una

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The iTaukei Trust Fund Board team led by CEO, “Mr Aisake Taito” had the privilege to meet selected participants of the 2022 Fiji Enterprise Engine (FEE) Cohort. This visit was facilitated with the FEE Business Accelerator Manager, in a bid to get to better know these businesses, better understand what they do and the services they provide. The participants provided great feedback on the current FEE program and ways the learnings have helped their businesses. The visit and discussion was part of TTFBs scoping for potential cooperation with the FEE program and part of developing the entrepreneurship ecosystem for resource owner businesses. ... See MoreSee Less

The iTaukei Trust Fund Board team led by CEO, “Mr Aisake Taito” had the privilege to meet selected participants of the 2022 Fiji Enterprise Engine (FEE) Cohort. This visit was facilitated with the FEE Business Accelerator Manager, in a bid to get to better know these businesses, better understand what they do and the services they provide. The participants provided great feedback on the current FEE program and ways the learnings have helped their businesses. The visit and discussion was part of TTFBs scoping for potential cooperation with the FEE program and part of developing the entrepreneurship ecosystem for resource owner businesses.Image attachmentImage attachment+3Image attachment

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Vinaka OB, CEO, MrTaito. Critical - 75% Resource owners living below the poverty line.( >60% of the population) Challenge !! Survival Strategy,!! # Develop a workable agro - base Business model applicable to Resource Owners in their respective situation ( communal ownership) >90% resource. Comprehensive Business Model Design - Elevate market focus, market driven with aggressive marketing of agro base commodity, creating investment initiative, consolidate business networking, fulfillment employment creation. GROWTH NATION'S ECONOMY!!!

Ministry of Itaukei affairs,TLTB and Itaukei trust have to bring machines for our Resources and use ambassadors to secure markets for various products..we the landowners the whole of Fiji are wating.

Thank you Mr Taito and team. We resource owners in Fiji are waiting eagerly for our future partnership. God bless.

Great cooperation n partnership

Totoka

Totoka vaoti OB James Patrick Mcgoon

Fiji Enterprise Engine

too good my brother. Maximizing entrepreneurs chances of success. James Patrick Mcgoon Sangita Kumar

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TTFB was recently a stakeholder in the Annual Young Farmers Forum which was held at the Tutu Rural Training Center (TRTC), in Taveuni on Wednesday 7th September. Mr Livai Tamani and Mr Ravuama Naceba shared on the Topic”Vanua and its role in the Ecology”, which expounded on the deep connections we have as custodians of the land and its resources with a deeper dive into the traditional roles of iTaukei to the Vanua.Mr James Mcgoon, shared on product and product development, focusing on the the local community as a starting point. The Forum was well attended and included over 100 young farmers from the Provinces of Vanualevu, Bua and Macuata. This is part of the continuous capacity building support to TRTC under the MOU signed earlier this year. TTFB is also thankful to TRTC and stakeholders including Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network #pifon for the opportunity to be a part of this event. ... See MoreSee Less

TTFB was recently a stakeholder in the Annual Young Farmers Forum which was held at the Tutu Rural Training Center (TRTC), in Taveuni on Wednesday 7th September. Mr Livai  Tamani and Mr Ravuama Naceba shared on the Topic”Vanua and its role in the Ecology”, which expounded on the deep connections we have as custodians of the land and its resources with a deeper dive into the traditional roles of iTaukei to the Vanua.Mr James Mcgoon, shared on product and product development, focusing on the the local community as a starting point. The Forum was well attended and included over 100 young farmers from the Provinces of Vanualevu, Bua and Macuata. This is part of the continuous capacity building support to TRTC under the MOU signed earlier this year. TTFB is also thankful to TRTC and stakeholders including Pacific Island Farmers Organisation Network #PIFON for the opportunity to be a part of this event.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

In the traditional Fijian lunar calendar, the month of September or Seviteba is known as the Vulaivavakada ... See MoreSee Less

In the traditional Fijian lunar calendar, the month of September or Seviteba is known as the Vulaivavakada

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The Golden Plover is known for having the longest migration route in the world. Migrating from the south to the north and back. Fiji is a stop over for them before they push farther south/east to New Zealand, Australia, and Indonesia.

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