Government should invest in crop diversification program: Chaudhry

Fiji Labour Party leader Mahendra Chaudhry during an interview at his office. Picture: RAMA.

Fiji Labour Party leader Mahendra Chaudhry during an interview at his office. Picture: RAMA.

INSTEAD of wasting public funds on holding the National Sugar Policy consultations, Government should invest in a crop diversification program for cane growers, says the National Farmers Union. “The stark reality is that the long term economic sustainability of the sugar industry is in serious doubt,” claimed union general secretary and former prime minister Mahendra Chaudhry. […]

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