Fiji soil under threat; Appropriate technological intervention needed: Sovalawa

Women dalo farmers in Taveuni. It has been noted taro production on the island has dropped attributed to deteriorating soil fertility. Picture: FT FILE

WHILE Fiji is blessed with approximately 13 per cent of arable land, the Ministry of Agriculture has warned that that is shrinking and soils were under threat. Acting Deputy Secretary Agriculture Development Jone Sovalawa made this comment as he noted in the same breath that most of Fiji’s productive lands were under threat. In his […]

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