Sugar Projects

Farming “smart”

Gaya Prasad inherited his cane farm from his parents. His farm, which is on undulating terrain, with acidic soil, is at Raranikawai, 15 kilometres north of the Labasa sugar mill. Gaya Prasad is a gang Sirdar (gang head) and a community worker. In 2015 he…

Fiji Government receives equipment through EU-SPC Improvement of Key Services to Agriculture Project

The Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC), Dr Colin Tukuitonga and the  European Union (EU) Ambassador to Fiji and the Pacific, H.E Andrew Jacobs today handed over equipment valued at approximately F$300,000 to the Fiji Ministry of Agriculture…

Agricultural Officers and Farmers Undergo Seed Production Training

A training workshop for agricultural officers and Lead Farmers to enhance their knowledge and skills on Open Pollinated Seed Production, develop training materials and implement training programmes in Fiji’s sugar cane belt is underway at the Sigatoka…

Beyond the cane fields

Schools in Fiji’s sugarcane belts undergo water, sanitation and hygiene trainings

School staff in the sugarcane belt areas on Viti Levu are getting a fresh perspective on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices through a new educational programme and a series of training workshops. The WASH initiative is part of the Pacific…

Cane access road upgrades benefit sugar farmers by reducing travelling time

Sugarcane farmers and representatives of the Fiji Sugarcane Growers Council (SCGC) and the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) held a “talanoa” (dialogue) session with representatives of the Pacific Community (SPC) RARAI project in Malolo, Nadi, in June 2017…
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