Australia's large-scale crop waste prompts calls for reform

Your video will begin in 10
Skip ad (3)
208 Views
Published

As many as a quarter of Australia's farms are leaving perfectly good crops to rot on the ground, according to researchers.

That is because the farmers are unable find local or foreign workers to pick and pack their produce.

The problem has prompted calls for changes to Australia's working holiday visa programme.

Al Jazeera's Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Sydney.

- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
- Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
- Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

Category
News & Politics
Tags
Australia, Al Jazeera
Be the first to comment