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Farmer Harison

Bio

Name: Harison

Date of Birth: 1949

Family:  Wife: Sinare. Children: Risna Arminingsi, 23 year old girl. Hariansyah, 21 year old boy both in University

Location:  Cacaleppeng, South Sulawesi



Farm Details

  • Area: 1.1 Hectare in two plots. 0.4 ha + 0.7 ha.
  • The 0.4 ha 'home plot' is planted on a 3m x 3m pattern with side-grafted clones 5 years old while the larger plot is in need of rehabilitation.


Farm Issues

  • Stem Borer and black pod are the main pest and disease issues.
  • Fertilizer is applied at recommended rates on the smaller plot.
  • Very basic farm practices applied.
  • About 20 of the trees need replanting on the smaller plot.
  • Limited shade provided by coconut trees.
  • Needs consistent application of GAP in particular pruning and sanitation. Larger farm requires rehabilitation.


Farm Productivity

  • Total harvest per year = +/- 320 kg from the home plot (est. 800kg/ha)


    Photo of Harison and his wife Sinare

    Farm History

    • The cocoa farm was passed on by Harison's parents.
    • Sinare usually helps in the farms, particularly harvesting and drying, in addition to managing the family home.


    Photo of Harison and Sinare's family home.

     

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    Harison's Needs:  
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    Training  
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    Tools  
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      Handsaw Waiting
      Pruning Shears Waiting
      Knapsack Sprayer Waiting
      Personal Safety Equipment Waiting
       
    Materials  
      Fertilizer Waiting
      Pest Management Materials Waiting
    Seedlings (+/-20) Waiting
    Shade Waiting
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    Sinare's Needs:  
    Description Status
    Financial Mgmt Training Waiting
       
    Tools  
      Pruning Shears Waiting
      Gloves Waiting
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      Mask Waiting
      Food Carrier Waiting
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      Wheelbarrow Waiting
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