GANNA: Portrait of the Fiji Sugar Industry
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Padma Narsey Lal
Sugar Commision of Fiji
This book provides a comprehensive examination of the
farming and processing components of Fiji's sugar industry.
Many important lessons have been learnt or reaffirmed in
carrying out this research: for example, the critical
importance of secure land title to the farming sector;
the need for a cane payment scheme that provides incentives
for farmers to maximize the volume and quality of their
output; the need for good corporate governance in the
milling sector to overcome the agency problems leading to
its poor performance; and the industry rationalization
necessary to adjust to the lower prices received for
exports to the EU. The book is required reading for
anyone interested in fully understanding the economics of
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