TIMELY ASSISTANCE FOR DREKETI FARMERS

Farmers in Dreketi will now be able to use three additional tractors, an excavator and other rice-farming materials received from the Government to help maximise production.

While handing over the farming implements to Fiji Rice Limited, the Permanent Secretary of the Office of the Prime Minister, Yogesh Karan said there was a need to rejuvenate the rice industry in the country.

He said Fiji was once self-sufficient through effective agricultural methods and the utilisation of idle lands.

This farming materials will assist farmers in land preparation and cultivation.