Starving to death

Dairy farmer Hemant Kumar has to travel miles to graze his cattles at Nadelei in Tavua. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

FIFTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD Hemant Kumar has lost two calves and fears that others in his herd may not survive if there is no rain soon. The Nadelei, Tavua, farmer begins his day before sunrise to search for pasture to feed his 30 cows. “It’s getting worse now because of the dry weather,” he said. “Every day I […]

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