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SOSV wants to discourage flower imports

Suriname: 'There is a potential to grow sufficient flowers here'

The Surinam Orchids and Ornamental Association (SOSV) wants to discourage the import of flowers. President Ireen Struiken-Zeeuw claims that there is a potential for cultivating sufficient flowers domestically. Many flowers are still imported while in fact it should not be necessary, according to Struiken-Zeeuw. This was reported in De Surinaamse Newspaper.

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SOSV has about eighty members, and there are dozens of people on the waiting list to join the association. The association celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2018. To mark this occasion, several activities will be organized.

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