Tabia Hill farmer seeks Govt aid after landslides kill their goats and sheep

Tabia Hill farmer seeks Govt aid after landslides kill their goats and sheep

By Marika Rasekaseka
Monday 12/02/2024

A farmer from Tabia Hill, Labasa is calling on the Government to assist his family after losing more than 40 goats and 18 sheep during a landslide at his farm this morning.

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The farmer says earlier this year, he requested if the Government could assist him with a sheep shed and fence but his application was unsuccessful.

He says with the current weather faced in the Northern Division, most of his livestock have found shelter in a hill where the landslide occurred.

fijivillage News has sent questions to the Permanent Secretary for Agriculture and is waiting for his response.

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