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Jamaican Sugar Cane Farmers Suffer Losses Due to Slow Pace of Irrigation Projects

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KINGSTON

The slow pace of Government's procurement process, which includes getting approval from the National Contracts Committee (NCC), is at the root of the situation under which some Clarendon farmers have already lost millions of dollars, and are set to lose more, with hundreds of acres of cane dying in the fields due to lack of irrigation.