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BAPTIST UNION OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BUPNG) The Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea (BUPNG) was established as a national organisation to unify the work of the Baptist Churches within each PNG Province; and to address the health, education, welfare, communication/relationship and pastoral needs of...
It was a pleasant evening sitting at a table with some friends in an all-you-can-eat restaurant in Honolulu. With me was John Kaewa the General Secretary of the Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea (BUPNG). We were talking about my favourite drink, coffee. Before I continue, and just to set some...
UPDATE: May news from PNG - they have had their first week of buying the parchment coffee from the growers, AND they have received the first instalment of the promised funds from the PNG Government! Good progress on two of the issues from the April report below...BU Kofi Manager, Greg Mamando It...
Banzaid Manager, Paul Thompson reports on his July 2013 visit to PNG to work on setting up the BU Kofi Company and starting the project activities. It didn't feel like a good start. I was on my way from Wellington to Mount Hagen in Papua New Guinea to work with the local Baptist Union people to...
In the coffee buying shed BU Kofi traded 82 tonnes of parchment coffee in the three months of May-June 2014. With a new team in place to run the parchment buying operation, they had a bit of a baptism of fire! Our entry into the market led to a price war with some of the regular traders offering...
Coffee is an important cash crop in Papua New Guinea, involving about one third of the population in its production. For many of the Highlands districts it is the major income earner of the local economy. However a 2009 World Bank supported report states that in PNG “coffee production and...