Rural-urban drift can be prevented if sawmills are not closed

A ship berths at the Malau Port outside Labasa. Picture : LUKE RAWALAI

EFFORTS of boosting the northern economy and preventing rural urban-drift will only prove futile with the closure of sawmills and workers being made redundant. Labasa Chamber of Commerce president Satish Kumar made this comment after the closure of the Fiji Forest Industries Ltd (FFI). The wet weather has also affected logging operations of the Valebasoga […]

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