Tender companies sign with Ministry of Agriculture for supply of materials
July 30, 2015 12:26 am
The Ministry of Agriculture has signed agreements with six companies in an effort to maximize public private partnership and move the sector towards modernization.
The agreements were signed with tender companies who are supporting the Ministry’s Agro input subsidy program, Farm Mechanization program and the Rice Revitalization program.
They include Carptrac, Asco Motors, South Pacific Fertilizers, Ag Chem and Basic Industries.
Pacific Feeds is providing the feed for the livestock sector.
Acting Agriculture Permanent Secretary Uraia Waibuta says as part of the modernization plan, they are bringing in improved technology in terms of structures and machines.
The stakeholders are expected to supply their tendered items between August to September this year.