SPC launches handbook

EU programs manager Alejandro Matos Lopez (front 3rd from left) with sugar industry stakeholders. Picture: REINAL CHAND

EU programs manager Alejandro Matos Lopez (front 3rd from left) with sugar industry stakeholders. Picture: REINAL CHAND

THE Pacific Community (SPC) launched ‘Establishing a Farmer Field School: A Handbook for Fiji’s Sugar Industry’ on Monday at the Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi.

Speaking at the launch, SPC’s Fairtrade project manager, Judith van Eijnatten said the handbook would change the way growers approached farming.

Fiji Sugar Corporation CEO Graham Clark said the initiative augured well for the industry’s development plans to increase production.