Sugar industry: A source of livelihood for Fijian farmers for decades

Shri Lata, the Rakiraki cane farmer who manages 15 acres of sugarcane plantation that produces 300 tonnes of sugarcane annually. Picture: SHANTI DUT

THE sugar industry has been a source of livelihood for many Fijian families for decades. This week, the Shanti Dut brings you in-depth coverage on Fiji’s sugar industry – highlighting the plight, sacrifices, successes and aspirations of sugarcane farmers. We spoke to farmers such as Shri Lata, who is a role model for other female […]

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