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Speakers Kiki Anggraini, Country Coordinator, USAID Oceans Ms. Kiki Anggraini has 15 year experiences on marine and fisheries issues. She started her career with the Indonesian Coral Reef Foundation as a Program Manager in 2000, worked to raise awareness and education on coral reef conservation. Later she became consultant at Center of Climate Change Financing –

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WATARU SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writer PANGALENGAN, Indonesia — When Wildan Mustofa ventured into the burgeoning specialty coffee market six years ago, he had already built a successful potato farming business on his plantations in the chilly highlands of Bandung, West Java. The new undertaking, though, took time to bear fruit.  “I wasn’t very successful at

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Coffee lovers can be any age. Local residents, young and old, crowded to try free coffee from 12 tester thermos bottles containing Robusta coffee from various provinces across the country during the 2nd Nusantara Coffee Festival in the town square of Bondowoso, East Java, in August. They did not have to go all the way to Aceh

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TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Director General of Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture, Bambang, impressed by the idea of Bondowoso’s local government in building coffee clusters for smallholder farmers. Development program of coffee cluster invented by government of Bondowoso Regency, involving Perhutani (Indonesian state-owned forestry firm), APEKI (Asosiasi Petani Kopi Indonesia or Indonesian Coffee Farmers Association) Bondowoso, Jatim Bank and Indonesian Coffee and

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TIMESINDONESIA, Jakarta – Sustainable Coffee Platform of Indonesia (SCOPI) has launched National Curriculum and Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) and Post-Harvest Arabica Coffee at Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs Office, Thursday (24/8/2017). The Executive Director of SCOPI, Veronica Herlina, said that NSC-A launch is the result of SCOPI’s cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and related

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The new organization will create a single agriculture sustainability standard; it will simplify the certification process, and continue to improve livelihoods for farmers and forest communities. The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, two of the world’s leading sustainability certification organizations, have announced their intention to merge later this year. The new organization, to be named the

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TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Coffee Republic of Bondowoso (Bondowoso Republik Kopi, BRK) is no stranger to Indonesian coffee industry and enthusiasts. Decision was made by Bondowoso regent H. Amin Said Husni to brand Bondowoso as a ‘Coffee Republic’ in 2016 and known by many to date. After the birth of ‘Coffee Republic’, economic development in Bondowoso

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Sustainable Coffee Platform of Indonesia (SCOPI) was established to promote and grow public-private partnership in coffee commodity sector, and also to achieve economic opportunity for farmers, food security, as well as environmental sustainability. Read more here.

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