Agriculture

$12,000 boost for Agriculture Show

The Reserve Bank has given $12,000 in support of the 2015 Agriculture Show in the Central division. Acting Permanent Secretary for Agriculture, Uraira Waibuta, said: The majority of our rural population rely heavily on agriculture and so the Agriculture Show events is an initiative by the Ministry to disseminate information and bring about awareness on […]

Calvin Prasad

September 8, 2015 12:23 pm

The Reserve Bank has given $12,000 in support of the 2015 Agriculture Show in the Central division.

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The Central Division Agriculture Show will be held in Syria Park, Nausori from tomorrow till Friday, and the theme for the show is “Sustain our Soils, Nourish Our National, Reaffirm our Future”. Photo: SPC.INT

Acting Permanent Secretary for Agriculture, Uraira Waibuta, said:

The majority of our rural population rely heavily on agriculture and so the Agriculture Show events is an initiative by the Ministry to disseminate information and bring about awareness on agriculture for food and nutrition security.

Acting Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank, Susan Kumar, said:

The Reserve Bank recognises the important role the Ministry of Agriculture plays in the economy thus are always willing to support initiatives like this.

The total payment comprises $10,000 for sponsorship and $2,000 allocated for prize money for farmers awards.

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