Canecutter plan queried

Canefarmers work on a sugarcane field in the West. NFP leader Professor Biman Prasad claims the sugar industry is struggling for survival. Picture: SUPPLIED

Canefarmers work on a sugarcane field in the West. Picture: SUPPLIED/FILE

BRINGING in foreign canecutters is going to create serious long-term national issues, says the National Farmers Union (NFU). In a statement, union general secretary and former prime minister Mahendra Chaudhry said comments made by Ministry of Sugar Industry permanent secretary Yogesh Karan in an article published last week raised a lot of questions. Mr Chaudhry […]

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