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

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

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

    This is because the farmers are unable to 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.


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