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$17m for provincial development projects

Luke Rawalai
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

THE Ministry of Provincial Development has in the past months spent $17million on poverty alleviation projects.

This was revealed by the ministry's permanent secretary Alifereti Filipe.

He said there were numerous development projects progressing nationwide.

Mr Filipe said at present, they had self-help projects, housing assistance programs and other projects up and running around the country.

"We also have small development projects such as the refurbishment of non-cane access roads and livelihood projects progressing in the North," he said.

"Livelihood projects such as piggery projects and poultry farming have sprung up in settlements around the region.

"Government assistance is available to people and they can always apply for these forms of assistance."


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