Farmers handbook targets improved production

Fiji's Sugar Ministry director Sanjay Kumar speaking at the launch of SPC's farmer handbook at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi this morning. Picture: FELIX CHAUDHARY

Fiji's Sugar Ministry director Sanjay Kumar speaking at the launch of SPC's farmer handbook at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi this morning. Picture: FELIX CHAUDHARY

Update: 11:50AM THE Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) launched a farmers handbook at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi this morning.

The book is designed to assist growers to improve production by empowering leader farmers through farmer field schools established by the SPC.

The book will be handed out to 300 leader farmers in the hope they will take the latest in farming technology out to their areas of work.