Sugar Projects

Lead by Example: Mrs. Khan’s Farm

After several hours of driving along the south coast of Fiji’s main island Viti Levu, we veer off the main road and onto a rocky and muddy path. As we make our way toward Mrs Khan’s farm, we receive a call from her. She tells us, “ask anyone around, ask…

Cane Access Road upgrade to benefit 366 sugarcane farmers in Koronubu, Ba

Fifty-four cane access roads in the Koronubu sugarcane sector in Ba will soon be upgraded, thanks to a FJD$3.755 million partnership between the European Union (EU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) Rural Access Roads and Associated Infrastructure (RARAI)…

SPC-EU MPP Project WASH in schools programme

Safe drinking water and clean toilets are extremely important for children’s health and contribute to the prevention of hygiene-related communicable diseases like typhoid.

Upgraded roads and drainage systems bring hope to sugarcane farming communities

“The RARAI project has done a marvellous job. Before the road was in a pathetic condition and no one wanted to use the Raviravi Catholic Church Rd, especially the steep hills. Now we are full happy. Until now this road hasn’t been built to this…

Sugarcane farming communities benefit from income generation training

Photo credit: FRIEND Fiji

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

OUTCOMES STATEMENT

Greening vacant land in Viti Levu’s sugarcane belt

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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