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REMOTE COFFEE GROUP RECEIVES INTERVENTION SUPPORT

If you ask a farmer in the flying zones about the struggles they continue to face, you will hear similar stories of people carrying loads of coffee bags and walking days to the nearest airstrip to fly them out. A coffee cooperative group in Middle Ramu of Madang Province is one such group who has received assistance of K50, 000 […]

LICENSED OPERATORS IMPLEMENT GOVT COFFEE PRICE SUPPORT

Thirty-five licensed coffee operators have so far received price incentive support under the Government’s Covid-19 stimulus package. Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd (CICL) Acting Chief Executive Officer Charles Dambui said this during a recent disbursement of funds to the licensed operators. He said the price incentive for coffee subsector targets the smallholders and block holders coffee growers who account for more […]

CONTRACT FOR NEW COFFEE EXPORT OFFICE SIGNED

H.E Grand Chief Sir Bob Bofeng Dadae on behalf of the State, today executed a contract for the rehabilitation of the Coffee Export office in Lae, Morobe Province. Coffee Industry Corporation Limited (CICL) Acting Chief Executive Officer Charles Dambui said the contract signing signifies the start of the long-awaited construction of the new coffee export building as the current one […]

COFFEE COMMUNITIES SIGN MOU FOR ILG PILOT PROJECT

Three communities in the Obura-Wonenara District of the Eastern Highlands Province have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) to kick start coffee development work in their respective localities. The signing of the MOU signifies the start of the Incorporated Land Group (ILG) coffee pilot project which will enable landowners to register their customary […]

NEGABO FARMERS RECEIVE COFFEE PULPERS FROM CIC

While coffee growers in areas closer to towns have not much trouble bringing their produce to sell at coffee- buying establishments, much of the produce that is grown in the country’s vast rural area goes to waste, as there are no road links. In addition to that, air transport is either expensive or non-existent. Lower Daribi in the Karamui-Nomane District […]

GOVT WANTS INCREASED COFFEE PRODUCTION

With the Marape-Steven government’s focus on taking back PNG through agriculture, it wants to see an increase in coffee production in the near future. Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Hon. John Simon told the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) during a recent visit to Goroka that the government wanted to see an increase in coffee production by at least by 20-30 […]

K500, 000 COUNTER-FUNDING FOR COFFEE BRIDGE

Productive Public- Private Partnership is the way forward in providing effective service delivery to the rural populace in any development project. Unggai-Bena District Administrator Jonathan Resis said this when presenting a cheque of K500, 000 counter funding on behalf of  Member Hon. Benny Allan to the Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) on Thursday, April 9 2020. CIC will put in additional […]

NEW ONLINE SYSTEM TO PROCESS COFFEE EXPORTS

The Coffee Industry Corporation (CIC) is moving towards processing and documentation of coffee exports from Lae and other authorised ports using a new online system.This follows the introduction of an online Coffee Export Management and Facilitation System (CEMFS) financed by Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (coffee component).The Chief Executive Officer of CIC Charles Dambui said the online system will fast […]

Work Begins On Maprik Coffee Factory Site

The effort to relocate the coffee processing mill from Wewak to Maprik in East Sepik Province has started. Early this month agri-firm Weni and Mandol Investment Ltd started erecting the foundation of a warehouse for the green bean processing factory at Banialla, Ami junction, in the Abiges-Mamblep LLG. This is an initiative of Anton Areka, managing director of Weni and […]