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Snap audit outcomes

Felix Chaudhary
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

SUGAR permanent secretary Lieutenant Colonel Manasa Vaniqi has urged members of the Rarawai Penang Cane Producers Association to sort out their issues in an amicable manner.

A recent snap-audit carried out by Flo-Cert, the inspection and certification body for Fairtrade, found some discrepancies in how the association operated.

One of the major issues highlighted in the unannounced audit was the fact that eight members of the association's general assembly who were dismissed by president Gyan Singh and other members, were arbitrarily removed.

"We only hope that good sense prevails in the best interests of all those involved," Lt-Col Vaniqi said.

"Government cannot be seen to be involved in this issue because it is a democratically-elected organisation under Fairtrade.

"However, it is unfortunate that some people are politicising their role within the organisation and our message is for these people to stay out.

"If they want in, then they have to be there in the best interest of all members and for the industry."








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