Growers toil to cart sugar cane

FARMERS in the northern end of Macuata can only transport cane to the mill by locomotive or commonly known among them as “qiqi” (rail). With about two hours’ drive on dusty rough terrain from Labasa Town, farmers in Nubu, Wainikoro, Lagalaga, Daku, Qeledamu, Qelemumu and Coqeloa pay tractor owners between $5 to $11 to cart […]

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