sugar projects

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…

Farmers receive over 21,000 trees from EU-SPC Reforest Project

Staff of the SPC-EU Reforest Project distributed over 7,000 trees to sugarcane farmers in Rarawai, Ba on 20 March, 2018.   Sugarcane farmers in communities on the Western side of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu received over 21,000 trees from a…

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…

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

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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…
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