High costs on farms

Ravinesh Kumar shows the abandoned cane farms at Namau, Ba. Picture BALJEET SINGH

ONCE upon a time the rolling hills of Volovolo in the Ba hinterland used to produce about 7000 tonnes of sugar cane. However, over the past six years, six of the nine farmers who tilled the land in the area have abandoned their farms. Today, the three remaining farmers combined produce about 700 tonnes of […]

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