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Dereserve native land: India consultant

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Update: 10:24AM A CONSULTANT from India has recommended that all native land in Fiji be dereserved.

The consultant Dr M Krishnamurthi who has been appointed Sugar research Institute of Fiji Board of Director's wrote the report commissioned the by interim Finance and Sugar Minister Mahendra Chaudhry.

It also recommends that 4 hectare farms are uneconomical and that lost of 40 - 400 hectare farms are more viable.

It also recommends that all investments on the farms be carried out by the lessee while the lease periods be at a minimum of 75 years.

Dr Krishnamurthi of Sugarcane Production research and Management Services a company formed in India to fulfill the vacuum in crop production technologies in India and most Asian countries.

Questions have been sent to Mr Chaudhry on the matter of native land derservation.

 





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