Farmers from Kavanagasau and Nabitu will no onger have to worry about transporting their produce to a market.
Now signatories to the Fiji Agromarketing’s Contractual Farmers Programme, a return on investment is guaranteed.
Since 43 farmers signed the formal contractual arrangement with Agro Marketing Authority, farmers from across the country have shown interest.
A total of 11 farmers have signed Farmer Contracts with the Fiji Agromarketing at Kavanagasau with some from Nabitu.
The total allocated land is 39.5 acres where farmers will plant Cassava, Duruka, Eggplant, and Chillies for the Fiji Agromarketing.
On their way to having 200 farmers registered, a focus on key commodities Dr Reddy says will see us make concerted progress towards realising our first milestone of achieving $1B worth of agri-exports from Fiji.
Joseph William Hill a farmer from Nabitu is one of the existing farmers who has signed up with the Fiji Agromarketing.
AMA is also responsible for ensuring all orders either overseas or local are fulfilled and discharged as and when required.