Symposium centres around grassroots voices

LOCAL researchers and academics were among the participants of a symposium organised by the Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises and Development (FRIEND) Fiji at the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Lautoka Campus today.

FRIEND director Sashi Kiran said researchers and academics at the meeting also got a chance to discuss papers they were working on, which covered a range of topics.

USP Lautoka Campus director Dr Pramila Devi said they were delighted to partner with FRIEND.

The event was centered around grassroots voices on governance and development.