Fiji Time: 12:50 PM on Friday 19 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Farmers wary

Felix Chaudhary
Friday, December 07, 2012

DISCUSSIONS over the adoption of Fairtrade Certification and the stringent farming guidelines associated

with the initiative dominated talks at a cane farmers' meeting in Drasa, Lautoka on Tuesday.

Fiji Kisan Sangh assistant general secretary and Fiji Cane Lorry Operators president Mahendra

Prasad said while many growers were enthusiastic to adopt fair trade farming practices, many were wary

because of the challenge to traditional methods that have been the mainstay since the birth of sugar

production in the country.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. A-G: Claim ludicrous
  2. Years later daughter still feels pain of losing dad
  3. Hope for women, girl child
  4. Police assault claim
  5. Talk first before writing letters
  6. Back with old allies
  7. Fiji-NZ rekindle ties
  8. CORRECTION
  9. Upgrade brings relief
  10. War relics boost museum collection

Top Stories this Week

  1. TV pair sent home Wednesday (17 Dec)
  2. My boy, my hero Monday (15 Dec)
  3. Justice and sleep at last Thursday (18 Dec)
  4. She's gone but the pain stays Tuesday (16 Dec)
  5. TERROR ALERT Gunmen strike Sydney cafe Tuesday (16 Dec)
  6. Clan leader calls for harsher penalties Wednesday (17 Dec)
  7. Five-try Fiji forge Plate final berth Monday (15 Dec)
  8. 441 new positions Wednesday (17 Dec)
  9. Court told of baby's tragic end Thursday (18 Dec)
  10. Rugby star's emotional celebration with children Thursday (18 Dec)