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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 Marama Sausauvou is the newest branch of the Soqosoqo Vakamarama iTaukei (SSVT). It is a network of young women from across the 14 provinces.

On the 20-21 of September, TTFB funded a 2-day workshop for Sausauvou women of Ra, Ba, Naitasiri, Rewa and Nadroga/Navosa on methods of collecting and documenting the status of SSV at village, tikina and provincial levels, assessing members’ views, perceptions, expectations and priorities. The aim is to develop a baseline for the SSV that will inform decision-making processes with deliberate steps for organizational strengthening. The Mapping Exercise is currently being implemented by the SSVT across the 5 provinces.
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The Marama Sausauvou is the newest branch of the Soqosoqo Vakamarama iTaukei (SSVT). It is a network of young women from across the 14 provinces. 

On the 20-21 of September, TTFB funded a 2-day workshop for Sausauvou women of Ra, Ba, Naitasiri, Rewa and Nadroga/Navosa on methods of collecting and documenting the status of SSV at village, tikina and provincial levels, assessing members’ views, perceptions, expectations and priorities. The aim is to develop a baseline for the SSV that will inform decision-making processes with deliberate steps for organizational strengthening. The Mapping Exercise is currently being implemented by the SSVT across the 5 provinces.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

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

Sipiriano Nemani I’m so bummed I wasn’t there. 🙄😅 Looks like you had lots of fun.

Vakanuinui Vinaka tiko na sasaga kei na veiqaravi

totoka

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

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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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