Boost for Sugarcane Farmers as Road Works Complete in Labasa

Sugarcane farmers in Fiji’s northern division are happy to see road rehabilitation works officially completed on 30kms of cane access roads and associated infrastructure in the Bulivou sector in Labasa. The completed road works will benefit over 90 cane-…

Fiji Government's Staff Skills bolstered by project management course

Thirty government officials completed a project management training in Fiji this month to bolster the country’s capacity to effectively manage project delivery.  The training week prepares the participants to begin an intensive 3-4 month course where…

Preventing childhood obesity in primary school children in Fiji and Wallis and Futuna

Nutrition education session conducted in one of the schools in Wallis   Fiji National University (FNU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) has jointly developed a project called “Healthy Child Promising Future – Promoting health in primary school settings”…

FSC Receives GPS Equipment from SPC-EU Fairtrade Project

A set of 29 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) handheld devices have been handed over to the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) under the European Union (EU) funded Fairtrade Associations Capacity Building and Farm Advisory Services Support Project, which is…

SPC-EU Reforest Fiji Project Launches Videos on Forest Fire Awareness

Fairtrade Project launches handbook to support Fiji’s sugarcane farmers

Fairtrade Project Manager, Ms Judith van Eijnatten speaks with a sugarcane farmer at the launch of the Fairtrade project Farmers Handbook in Nadi today   A Handbook to guide farmers in Fiji’s sugarcane belt areas was launched in Nadi today. The Farmers…

Fiji completes refurbishment of third Emergency Operations Centre

The newly refurbished Tavua District Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was opened today by the Assistant Minister for Rural and Maritime Development, National Disaster Management, and Meteorological Services, Honourable Joweli Cawaki.

Sugarcane farming communities benefit from income generation training

Photo credit: FRIEND Fiji

Cane access road upgrade to benefit 360 sugarcane farmers in Ba

SPC and civil works contractors survey works soon to be undertaken on sugarcane access roads in Koronubu. The roadworks are being done under the SPC-EU Rural Access Roads and Infrastructure (RARAI) project Up to 49 kilometres of cane access roads in the…

Sugarcane farmer urges farmers to “keep on learning”

Bal Ram (far left) shows other Leader Farmers from Tavua around his farm while explaining his changed farming techniques
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