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PNG COFFEE PROMOTED AT THE RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP

The Papua New Guinea Coffee Industry Corporation with the support of UK Aid (UKTP) and the UN’s International Trade Centre, successfully hosted a Coffee Cupping event with roasters from across the UK, taking advantage of the Kumuls’ participation in the Rugby League World Cup. The event was held in St Helens, UK to tie in with the side’s game against Tonga. The roasters, who were joined by the Minister for Sports, Honourable Don Poyle, tasted

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SUBMISSION OF LICENSE APPLICATION FOR 2023 OPERATION

INDUSTRY CIRCULAR: #06/2022 TO : ALL LICENSED AND NEW COFFEE OPERATORS – 2022FROM : CARETAKER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERDATE : 10TH OCTOBER 2022 SUBJECT : SUBMISSION OF LICENSE APPLICATION FOR 2023 OPERATION The Coffee Industry Corporation Ltd conferred with Statutory Functions and Powers under the Coffee Industry Corporation Act 1991 is to carry out coffee research, extension services and regulations of the coffee industry in PNG. As a regulatory and compliance fulfilment of licensed operator’s requirements,

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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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