Huge losses and setbacks for Ba pineapple farmers following widespread flooding

Huge losses and setbacks for Ba pineapple farmers following widespread flooding

By Semi Turaga
Thursday 20/01/2022

Huge losses have been recorded following severe flooding two weeks ago by families in Ba that grow pineapples on the side to support themselves.

Many of these farmers work in Ba Town in the day and also grow pineapples on the side to get extra income as they are still on reduced hours due to COVID-19.

Ravneel Datt recently planted pineapples on his farm and part of it has been washed away.

He has lost about $500.

Datt says there is flash flooding every time it rains in Ba.


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