Chaudhry: Sugarcane farming in Nadi drops in past 20 years

FLP general secretary Mahendra Chaudhry. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO/FT FILE

SUGARCANE farming in the Nadi district has declined substantially from more than 550,000 tonnes two decades ago to 183,000 tonnes this year. This was the message from National Farmers Union (NFU) general secretary Mahendra Chaudhry to members of the public at the recent Fiji Airways Nadi Farmers Carnival. “In 2000, Nadi produced just over half […]

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