Non-renewal of leases took toll on industry

FSC chief operations officer Navin Chandra at a cane farm in Nasarawaqa. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

THE expiry of leases in the cane belt in 1997 broke the sugar industry as farmers relocated to Viti Levu, says FSC chief operations officer Navin Chandra. He told farmers during a consultation in the North that non-renewal of leases had a costly impact on the industry as the production dropped drastically. “The fact is […]

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