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Register to obtain grants

Felix Chaudhary
Thursday, February 06, 2014

SUGARCANE growers in the Western Division have been urged to register their interest in obtaining grants to improve their farms and increase production.

FSC executive chairman Abdul Khan said the $8.4million allocation for the sugar industry in the 2014 budget would be given to growers as a grant for the express use of improving production.

"We will ensure growers who have the best interests of the industry will be given grants, and we will also monitor these growers to ensure the funds are used for cane growing improvements," he said.

Sugar permanent secretary Lieutenant Colonel Manasa Vaniqi said the grant was not a handout but rather an investment in the industry.

"We are urging all cane growers to express interest to Fiji Sugar Corporation field officers and utilise the funds for the purpose they are being given."








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