32541-012: Alternative Livelihoods

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The sugar sector is currently on the verge of a profound transformation. For some this may mean a switch to alternative crops on land outside the sugar belt. For others (for example incoming indigenous Fijians) this may mean trying their hand at sugar production or some other commercial crop on returned land, or switching to non-agricultural enterprises. The shift to alternative livelihoods from the oversubscribed sugar sector of today may ease pressure on the industry and allow it to ... Read More

Country Fiji
Project Number 32541-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 3887
Approval Date 24 Jun 2002
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Agriculture and Rural Sector Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Kunhamboo Kannan
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Operations Division

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agriculture
Mr. Peniasi Kunatuba, Permanent Secretary

PDS Creation Date
24 Apr 2006

Last PDS Update
23 Oct 2008