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Treat coffee as an economic tree to combat CBB pest: official

WE can combat the coffee berry borer (CBB) threat with farmers support to change their mindset and start treating coffee as an economic tree, says an industry official. Project Manager for Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (coffee) Potaisa Hombunaka says the CBB pest “is a blessing in disguise”. “It is bad but will make farmers get serious with coffee as […]

TOMSCOLL: K50m NEEDED TO SUPPORT COFFEE BORER WORK

Approximately K50 million will be needed by the quarantine authorities to address the current incursion of coffee berry borer in the country. Agriculture Minister Tommy Tomscoll announced this during a press conference held in Port Moresby on Wednesday March 15th, 2017. “Currently, the Jiwaka- Division of Agriculture & Livestock (DAL), National Agriculture Quarantine Authority (NAQIA) and the Coffee Industry Corporation […]

INDUSTRY CIRCULAR: COFFEE BERRY BORER

TO THE COFFEE INDUSTRY STAKE HOLDERS   Combined investigations and delimiting surveys conducted by the Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd (CIC) and the National Agriculture Quarantine Inspections Authority (NAQIA) recently have identified infestation of the pest “Coffee Berry Borer (CBB)” in the Banz Area of Jiwaka Province and Assaro Area of Eastern Highlands Province. Therefore, this Circular serves to advise the […]