For The Future Of Cocoa 

Farmer H. Budi


Name: H. Budi

Date of Birth: 1964

Family:  Wife: Hj.Hasnawati. Children: Three daughters - Wawan Sahrul, 27 years old and Sofyianingsi sari, 24 years old both have finished school, Nurulmukarrama, 15 years old in junior high school. One son Ramdatulhijrah 12 years old in primary school. 

Location:  Morioriwawo, Soppeng, South Sulawesi

Farm Details

  • Area: 1.6 hectares in two plots. 0.6 ha and 1 ha.
  • The 0.6ha farm is on a slope with fertile soil and the trees are planted in a 3M x 3M pattern.
  • The farm was sidegrafted 4 years ago but there are a number of trees that require replacing.
  • The farm requires shaded with gliricidia.

Farm Issues

  • Cocoa pod borer and black pod are the main pest and disease issues.
  • Only basic farm practices applied.
  • About 15% of the trees are dead trees and require replacing. 
  • The farm needs consistent application of GAP and good soil management to achieve optimum productivity.

Farm Productivity

  • Total harvest per year = +/- 300kg from the 0.6 hectare farm (est. 500kg/ha).

    Farm History

    • The cocoa farm was passed onto H. Budi by his parents.
    • Hasnawati helps in the farms, particularly at harvest time, in addition to managing the family home. 




    Program Active  2013
    Budi's Needs:  
    Description    Status
      In Field Training Completed
      In Class Training Completed
      Tall pruning tool / pole Completed
      Handsaw Completed
      Pruning Shears Completed
      Knapsack Sprayer Completed
      Personal Safety Equipment Completed
      Fertilizer In Progress
      Pest Management Materials In Progress
      Seedlings (+/- 100) Waiting
      Shade (+/- 100) Waiting
    Waiting For Sponsorship  
    Hasnawati's Needs:  
    Description Status
    Financial Mgmt Training Waiting
      Pruning Shears Waiting
      Gloves Waiting
      Safety Shoes Waiting
      Mask Waiting
      Food Carrier Waiting
      Water Carrier Waiting
      Wheelbarrow Waiting
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