Fiji Time: 10:30 AM on Sunday 5 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Market for village produce

Ana Madigibuli
Friday, April 11, 2014

THE people of Namosi district are trying to find a profitable market for their dalo and yaqona produce and are seeking assistance from the Namosi Provincial Council.

Having a vast supply of dalo and yaqona annually, the people of Namosi continue to face the problem of not having their produce sold.

Namosi district representative Varasiko Saunivalu said for many years they had faced the problem and farmers were losing confidence in producing yaqona or dalo in the province because they were not earning enough.

He said farmers never got tired of cultivating the land in the past but now they seemed to lose confidence as less income was being generated from farming.

Mr Saunivalu said they raised the issue many times during tikina meetings but nothing had been done about it.

They hoped that the provincial council would help them find a good market. He said another issue that they faced up in the interior was poor road accessibility and bad bridge conditions.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
JPY 59.845756.8457
GBP 0.30830.3003
EUR 0.43450.4225
CNY 3.00972.9097
NZD 0.72320.6902
AUD 0.63460.6096
USD 0.48390.4669

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 3rd July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. State drops pension age
  2. Rise of Naholo doesn't surprise Savea
  3. Fish case causes a stink
  4. Help on the way
  5. Army lacks health staff
  6. 20 per cent of visitors return to Fiji
  7. 85,000 people visit trade show
  8. Govt's 'small' help
  9. 15,415 forms completed
  10. 2 from 2

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  4. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  7. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  8. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  9. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)
  10. New date Wednesday (01 Jul)