Fairtrade project

Field Information Database for Sugar Industry Launched

A new, web-based application to assist Fiji’s sugar industry has now been launched. The Field Information System (FIS) is a web-based application that provides a common database for Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC) and sugar industry partners and enables…

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…

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…

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…
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