Coffee official reminds MPs to build access roads

Building a good and reliable road network system will give rise to all other forms of changes in rural communities including coffee development work, says a coffee official. Manager of Coffee Industry Corporation’s Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (CIC-PPAP) Potaisa Hombunaka urges MPs to focus on building and maintaining rural roads to improve access of rural communities to markets and services. “Our mothers feel the pain of carrying heavy loads including babies to climb mountains and cross rivers to sell[…]

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Numux Coffee Cooperative launches 100,000 nursery seedlings

The people of Mohuveto number 2 village in Bena District, Eastern Highlands Province, have two reasons to celebrate last week on Thursday 18 January, 2018. They launched their coffee cooperative group and a 100,000 coffee seedling nursery and sold the first 10,000 to a coffee processing firm. Officiating at the occasion was MP for Goroka Open and Vice Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Hon. Henry Ame. Mr Ame said the O’Neill/Abel-led government is focused on growing the agriculture and has[…]

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Official announcement of new Coffee Board Chairman

This is an official release from Coffee Industry Corporation Limited (CICL) announcing the election of Mr Patrick Komba as new Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr Komba was unanimously elected in a Special General Meeting of the Board of Directors held in Port Moresby on Wednesday 20th December, 2017. Mr Komba takes over from outgoing chairman Mr Joseph Kom. The new chairman called on all Board Members to forgo personal interest and focus on serving the interest of between[…]

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