The Queen Bee Of Business In Karimui

Anyone involved in business or other economic activities in the remote and fertile Karimui area of Chimbu Province knows her. She is their ‘queen bee’ and she is always there for coffee farmers, vegetable farmers and other business people who would like to transport their goods in and out of Karimui by air. She is none other than the ward member Helen Genai, who has made it her duty to be the middle person between the small airlines that operate[…]

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New Plan To Foster Cash Crops, Says Allan

The Ministry and Department of Agriculture and Livestock and agricultural commodity boards and agencies are working to develop, expand, promote and support a wide range of crops and livestock. These crops include coffee, cocoa, copra, oil palm, rubber, spice crops and fresh produce. The Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Benny Allan (pictured) said the National Agriculture Sector Plan is aimed at strengthening the current efforts by the lead agency and agricultural sectoral boards and agencies in developing the sector with[…]

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Israeli firm keen to deliver multi-million coffee project

The Innovative Agro Industry Limited and several partners will be involved in a multi-million Kina coffee project soon to be rolled out in Hela Province. A team from IAI was recently in Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province on Tuesday October 23 to meet with officials from the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) to discuss the imminent project. The company backed by Israel’s LR Group was led by Chief Executive Officer Mr Lior Crystal and a high powered team of scientists, extensionists, agronomists[…]

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