Agriculture

Yaqara: No farmers have returned compensation payments

The Yaqara Pastoral Company Limited has refuted media reports of farmers having returned cheques given to them as compensation. Chief Executive Officer, Sele Tagivuni, told Newswire the company was not aware of any farmers returning cheques. 109 cane growers received compensation from the company last week for losses induced through cattle invasion on their farms. The Fiji Times today reported two farmers claiming to […]

Peni Shute

January 20, 2016 12:34 pm

The Yaqara Pastoral Company Limited has refuted media reports of farmers having returned cheques given to them as compensation.

Chief Executive Officer, Sele Tagivuni, told Newswire the company was not aware of any farmers returning cheques.

109 cane growers received compensation from the company last week for losses induced through cattle invasion on their farms.

The Fiji Times today reported two farmers claiming to have returned their compensation cheques.  The farmers said the amount did not cover the losses they had incurred.

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