Officers complete police training

Thirty-one officers of the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) have completed a four-week reserve police training in Aiyura, Eastern Highlands. The officers were taken through various drills and training sessions which included learning the Constitution, court procedures, powers of arrest, rights of arrested persons, use of force, application of judges’ rules and safe handling of firearms. Police Commissioner Gari Baki on Friday announced the appointment of the officers as reservists. Baki said CIC was one of a few organisations to come[…]

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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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Submission of Applications for 2018 Coffee Dealers License Renewal

TO:  ALL LICENSED AND NEW COFFEE DEALERS The Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd conferred with Statutory Functions and Powers under the Coffee Industry Corporation Act 1991 to carry out Research, Extension Services and Regulation of the Coffee Industry in PNG, wishes to inform all Licensed Coffee Dealers (Processors, Exporters, Manufacturers and Permit to build) that License for 2018 is due for renewal.  You are advised to apply with appropriate fees to renew operating license for 2018. Any interested entities wishing to[…]

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