Suva: European Union is funding The Fiji Crop And Livestock Council (FCLC) to develop the non-sugar agricultural sector of the economy. FCLC CEO Lavinia Kaumaitotoya says, they’re grateful to the EU for recognizing their organization. The EU through its implementing agency, the International Trade Centre (ITC) has made a three-year commitment of financial support to FCLC under its IKSA project.

FCLC is comprised of 12 commodity sectors that include Pig, Dairy, Beef, Sheep/Goat, Root Crop, Ginger, Kava, Honey, Fruit, Salad Vegetables, Coconut Growers, and Food Processors and has recently added Cocoa, Rice and Dalo to its list of Associations.