Women farmers share issues in industry

(L-R) Vesiaru Sector farmers Pushpa Wati, Ashika Narayan and Saraswati at the National Sugar Industry Policy consultations in Ba. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO

TWO women sugarcane growers say female led farms are often disadvantaged and ignored by an industry that is dominated by males. Speaking at the National Sugar Industry Policy consultation, Pushpa Wati and Ashika Narayan of Veisaru, Ba, pleaded with the Fiji Sugar Corporation and the Ministry of Sugar Industry for assistance, citing instances when they […]

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