Agriculture is a sector that can provide sustainable development and be the backbone of the economy.
The Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment Dr Mahendra Reddy made this comment while handing out fencing packages to 45 farmers in Macuata today.
Dr Reddy urged farmers to tap into the full potential of the industry.
The 45 beneficiaries of this initiative are livestock farmer, a sector that the Government is encouraging farmers to maximise on.
An elated recipient Deo Narayan of Natabe said the provision of fencing materials would help them keep their livestock safe.
Dr Reddy will be in the North to meet with farmers from other communities tomorrow.