Remote Coffee Group Receives Intervention

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 under the Government’s Coffee Price Support program. Anan Coffee Cooperative

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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 K500, 000 to see the construction of this vital bridge

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Planning Minister Sets Priorities For World Bank Funding

PORT MORESBY, MONDAY 24th JUNE 2019 — The Minister for National Planning, Hon Richard Maru, has met with the World Bank and given them clear directions on our priorities for concessional funding in line with our Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP) III priorities last Friday. This follows a visit to Minister Maru by the World Bank Country Director of the Pacific Islands and PNG, Michel Kerf, where they discussed the

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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 Mandol Investment Ltd, a lead partner of Coffee Industry Corporation’s

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The Queen Bee Of Business In Karimui

Anyone involved in business or other economic activities in the remote and fertile Karimui area of Chimbu Province knows her. She is their ‘queen bee’ and she is always there for coffee farmers, vegetable farmers and other business people who would like to transport their goods in and out of Karimui by air. She is none other than the ward member Helen Genai, who has made it her duty to

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New Plan To Foster Cash Crops, Says Allan

The Ministry and Department of Agriculture and Livestock and agricultural commodity boards and agencies are working to develop, expand, promote and support a wide range of crops and livestock.These crops include coffee, cocoa, copra, oil palm, rubber, spice crops and fresh produce.The Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Benny Allan (pictured) said the National Agriculture Sector Plan is aimed at strengthening the current efforts by the lead agency and agricultural sectoral

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