Farmers feel brunt of drought, claims of reduced harvest

ACCORDING to surveys carried out by the National Farmers Union, Labasa’s sugar crop has already been reduced from the forecast of 750,000 tonnes at the beginning of the season to 600,000 tonnes because of the drought. Union president Surendra Lal said they were expecting the forecast to be further reduced. “However, our main worry is […]

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