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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-…

“Lighting Up Communities”: Documentary Highlights Work of SPC-EU Micro Projects Programme in Fiji’s Sugarcane Communities

Students at Arya Kanya Pathshala School in Ba practice handwashing techniques learned through the SPC-EU MPP Project.  

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…

Ministry of Agriculture receives $134,000 in equipment from SPC-EU Project

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…

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

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…

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…
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