BY BARNABAS MANEBONA
MORE than twenty Kava farmers from Wards 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 at Norwest Choiseul participated in a Kava Training workshop held in Pupuku Village recently.
MPA for Ward 12 at Varisi Lavata Hon Nerio Ulemiki reporting said the Kava Training was facilitated by the Chief Agriculture Officer of Choiseul Province Mr Benjamin Sanau along with a female Honiara based Agriculture Officer and an Isabel Province expert on Kava who liased with Varivao Holdings Company for promoting Kava.
“Inside the training, the participants learnt about the technical processes from planting to marketing of best quality Kava products.
“According to the statement made by Mr Sanau, he said he will assist Kava farmers of Choiseul to form a Kava Association and to liaise with Varivao Holdings Company for training and buying of their Kava products,” said Hon Ulemiki.
The Kava Training workshop starting on the 26th of July and ending on the 28th ignited happy farmers to return to their dwellings and plant more Kavas.