Farmers increase knowledge on financial literacy
November 20, 2018 4:49 pm
More than sixty ginger, cocoa, and dalo farmers from Tailevu participated in a one-day workshop at Korovou Agriculture Station.
The event was focused on increasing farmers understanding on the importance of financial literacy and the value chain benefits of farming.
The Agriculture Ministry says participants also included representatives from the Fiji Crop & Livestock Council and the Fiji Development Bank.
FCLC Chief Executive, Jiu Daunivalu says for farmers to understand the value chain process would be of great help to them in exploring ways to increase their income and develop a better working environment.
Daunivalu says there a three major groups that make up the value chain, which are the operators, supporters and enablers.
She adds that FCLC will be working with FDB in promoting the value chain process to farmers.
Farmers were also informed about the FDB agriculture services and requirements available through the bank as well as basics in financial literacy.