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Relief for farmers

Litia Vulaidausiga
Friday, July 11, 2014

CONSTRUCTION is scheduled to start soon on a bypass road at Koronubu in Ba while the damaged Navisa bridge is being repaired by the Fiji Roads Authority.

The Sugar Cane Growers Council highlighted in a statement on Wednesday that this would assist growers in the area.

"The government has approved funds for construction of a bypass road from Benai Last Post to Namada to assist the affected growers of Koronubu sector for the delivery of cane to the Rarawai mill," the statement read.

According to the council, construction is expected to begin later this week and should be completed in two weeks, and they have assured growers that all their concerns would be addressed.

Council CEO Sundresh Chetty said there were 50,000 tonnes of cane among 503 growers in the sector.

Sugar permanent secretary Manasa Vaniqi confirmed a tender was being finalised by the Fiji Sugar Corporation.








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