North Agriculture show launched
July 26, 2012 1:03 am
The two day North Crest Chicken Agriculture Show was launched at the Court House Grounds in Labasa this morning.
Launching the event Permanent Secretary for Agriculture – Ropate Ligairi says the main aim of hosting such shows is to create awareness on the potential of the agriculture sector in our country.
He says agriculture sector is vital in terms of food security, increasing livelihoods and its contribution towards Fiji’s economy.
Ligairi also says the show acknowledges the contributions made by farmers to the sector.
Around ten farmers will be awarded tomorrow and they will represent the northern division at the main agriculture show that will be held in Lautoka.