Sugarcane farming communities benefit from income generation training

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Tapping into groundwater sources brings water to sugarcane communities

Photo Credit: Lyle Post, 2012 Additional hydrogeological assessments to identify new groundwater sources for community water supply have been carried out in another two drought-prone areas in Fiji’s sugarcane farming communities. The surveys, using…

SPC-EU REFOREST Fiji National Forest and Rural Fire Management Workshop 23-24 November, 2017


Farmers, traders, exporters discuss import substitution

SPC Chief Adviser, Patricia Sachs Cornish A two-day workshop on developing import substitution on exports of fruit and vegetables and addressing market opportunities opened in Nadi today. The workshop is organised by the Improving Key Services to…

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…

Plant Health Clinic on at Fiji Agricultural Show

SPC and Ministry of Agriculture staff assist farmers at the plant health clinic underway at the Western Agricultural Show in Nadi The Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union (EU) “Improving Key Services to Agriculture” (IKSA) project is working in…

Greening vacant land in Viti Levu’s sugarcane belt

Fiji gets support to develop National Forest Fire Management Strategy

A team from Foresters without Borders (FwB) (Australia) is in the country this week to meet with Fijian Government agencies and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the development of a draft National Forest Fire Management Strategy for Fiji. The visit…

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

“There is money in sugarcane,” say Labasa farming couple

Sofia Khan and Sheikh Tabish Ali have been in, out and have returned to cane farming during their married life. Their farm, is located at Batari, about 15 kilometres from Seaqaqa, on Vanua Levu in Fiji’s northern division. While Sofia is from a cane…
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