Some 120,000 of rural population depend on the coconut industry

Dr Mahendra Reddy with students of schools on Taveuni mark National Coconut Day last week. Picture: SUPPLIED

AROUND 120,000 of our rural population depend on the coconut industry as their main source of food and livelihood. Speaking at the National Coconut Day celebrations yesterday, Minister for Environment Dr Mahendra Reddy said that coconuts helped a lot of people with their daily livelihood. “Literally, apart from generating income and alleviating poverty, coconuts help […]

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