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Licensed Operators Implement Government 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 than 85% of the national coffee production. Dambui said the price incentive program is currently

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Contract For New 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 is over 30 years old. Dambui said the office oversees operations in the area of

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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 lands for their clans and make it available for commercial activities under the revised government

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Negabo Farmers Receive 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 of Chimbu Province is one of those many rural places where people loyally tend their

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Government 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 percent this year and sustained increase in subsequent years.Hon. John Simon was accompanied by Hon. Pogio

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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 track processing of coffee exports including many common shipping documents efficiently without the fuss and

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