Coffee Exporters Included in the Commodity Association Directory

Over 10 coffee exporters and manufacturers in the country had their contact information supplied to the Bangkok based Agriculture and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific (AFMA) to be included in the Commodity Association Directory for 2013. Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Industry Corporation Mr. Navi Anis said it is another milestone for promoting PNG coffee and the local coffee companies in the international market. He said the directory is a one-stop-shop for companies in commodity trade[…]

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PPAP Signs Contract with various Project Partners

Contracts for six coffee projects worth a total of K8.5 million was signed between the Coffee Industry Corporation and various project partners under the coffee component of the World Bank funded Productive Partnership in Agriculture Project (PPAP) in Goroka recently. The six contracts are expected to benefit over 6, 500 famers in the four provinces of Western Highlands, Jiwaka, Simbu and Eastern Highlands. Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd, Mr. Navi Anis said PPAP Project came in[…]

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Invitation from China to PNG Coffee (03/07/12)

Coffee companies in PNG have been invited to attend the 10thChina Agriculture Trade Fair organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China. The Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd extended the invitation this week to over 10 coffee companies around PNG to indicate their intention to attend the fair to be held in Beijing from the 27th to 30th September 2012. The invitation was channeled through the Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) from its networking partner, the Pacific Islands[…]

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CIC Officer Promotes PNG Coffee in New Zealand

Coffee companies in PNG have been invited to attend the 10thChina Agriculture Trade Fair organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China. The Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd extended the invitation this week to over 10 coffee companies around PNG to indicate their intention to attend the fair to be held in Beijing from the 27th to 30th September 2012. The invitation was channeled through the Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) from its networking partner, the Pacific Islands[…]

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MOU Signing Between CIC and Fairtrade

Disadvantage and marginalized coffee farmers in PNG can be better served through a Memorandum of Understanding signed recently by the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) and the Fairtrade organization based in Australia and New Zealand (FTANZ). Both parties agreed to work together to assist the farmers in developing sustainable coffee farming projects and seek international trade system based on justice and fairness. Whilesigning the MOU at the Lae International Hotel, CIC’s General Manager for Research and Grower Services Division Dr. Mark[…]

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Baira Needs Road to Transport Coffee Produce (18/06/12)

Road is the main infrastructure that will improve the livelihood of the Baira people in the Obura Wonenera District of Eastern Highlands province. This was revealed in a recent survey of the Coffee Livelihood Project carried out by the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC), National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Curtin University and Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) The project aims to improve the livelihoods of coffee smallholder farmers and[…]

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New CIC Board Chairman’s Statement (18/06/12)

Over 80 coffee farmer groups in the Okapa District of Eastern Highlands Province had their coffee gardens rehabilitated under the District by District Village Coffee Rehabilitation programs carried out by the Coffee Industry Corporation early this year. Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd (CIC) Mr. Navi Anis said CIC is now targeting coffee services to farmers group rather than individual farmers as it has proved effective in serving the many genuine farmers at one instance and also[…]

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District by District Coffee Rehabilitation Program in Okapa

Over 80 coffee farmer groups in the Okapa District of Eastern Highlands Province had their coffee gardens rehabilitated under the District by District Village Coffee Rehabilitation programs carried out by the Coffee Industry Corporation early this year. Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd (CIC) Mr. NaviAnis said CIC is now targeting coffee services to farmers group rather than individual farmers as it has proved effective in serving the many genuine farmers at one instance and also that[…]

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Morobe Province Beats Simbu in Coffee Production (23/04/12)

By Augustine Dominic – Public Relations Officer Morobe has beaten Simbu province to secure the third highest ranking coffee producing province in the country, according to the 2011 coffee production figures compiled by the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd. Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd, Mr. Navi Anis revealed that Morobe’s coffee production made a historical record of 91, 051 while Simbu’s production fell short slightly at 71, 174 bags with close to 20, 000 bags difference. He[…]

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PPAP 2nd Call For Proposals (31/07/12)

The World Bank funded coffee component of the Productive Partnership in Agriculture Project, has launched the second call for proposals through advertisements in the two daily papers last week. This follows the successful distribution of K8.5 million recently to six different coffee groups approved for the first call for proposal released in early March this year. Chief Executive Officer of the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd, Mr. Navi Anis said in the advertisement that the project is an initiative of the[…]

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