Research

The Coffee Industry Corporation has also been given the mandate to conduct both scientific and economic studies through its Research and Grower Services Division (R&GSD). The aim of these research activities are to improve efficiency and productivity within the coffee industry. Research activities are conducted in lieu of identified farmer needs and are implemented on a demand-driven approach which tries to address these needs. The studies are then documented in a variety of publications and disseminated through various media for[…]

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Scientific Research

The Research and Grower Services Division (R & GSD) located in Aiyura, Eastern Highlands Province, carries out scientific research on coffee. Crop Improvement – agronomy, breeding, soils and plant nutrition. Crop Protection – pathology and entomology. Post Harvest – appropriate post harvest technologies, coffee waste management and coffee quality research. Crop Improvement Crop improvement research looks three fundamental areas that address high production of quality coffee. This areas are: Agronomy – this area looks at better farming practices and technologies that result in high[…]

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Socio Economics

Socio economic impacts on the livelihoods of coffee farmers is an important area stressed often by the CIC, especially when implementing projects in the rural areas, particularly the highlands provinces, where the majority of the populace are engaged in coffee production. This function of the CIC conducts surveys on projects undertaken by the CIC to determine its impact on the livelihood of the farmers. These surveys are an integral part of projects undertaken by the CIC. The following are some[…]

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Economics & Statistics

The Economics section is located within the Industry Operations Divisions of the Coffee Industry Corporations Ltd. The section has responsibility for overseeing the programmes, plans and activities of the Cooperation’s Economics section. The sectional staff has responsibility for investigating and reporting on the economic state of the coffee industry both in PNG and internationally. The section is responsible for providing accurate and timely reports on the coffee market for use by the industry. Some of the functions are: Conduct surveys[…]

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Research

The Coffee Industry Corporation has also been given the mandate to conduct both scientific and economic studies through its Research and Grower Services Division (R&GSD). The aim of these research activities are to improve efficiency and productivity within the coffee industry. Research activities are conducted in lieu of identified farmer needs and are implemented on a demand-driven approach which tries to address these needs. The studies are then documented in a variety of publications and disseminated through various media for[…]

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Marketing Research

The marketing unit located within the Industry Operations Divisions of the Coffee Industry Corporations Ltd. The marketing unit is responsible for investigating and developing policy recommendations on promotion and marketing of PNG coffee domestically and overseas that will enhance the export value of PNG coffee.  Some major functions are; Investigate issues on coffee marketing and promotion both locally and abroad and assist with the implementation of the Corporation’s marketing strategies and promotion.  Research and publish reports on both the international[…]

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