Vanuatu stops issuing kava export licences, moves to tighten regulations

Vanuatu Kava Root Powder Photo: kalmwithkava.com

The head of Vanuatu’s agriculture ministry has suspended the issuing and renewal of all kava export licences, citing concerns that farmers are being ripped off by exporters. Moses Amos said over the Christmas and New Year period, kava exporters drastically reduced their buying price for dried kava chips, in the worst case by almost 90 […]

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