For The Future Of Cocoa 

Farmer Hasnul


Name: Hasnul

Date of Birth: 1955

Family:  Wife; Ibu Syamsiah. Children; Riska Rahayu, 26 year old girl studying English at University in Makassar. Sulkifli 24 year old boy unemployed. Sri Adiya, 12 year old girl in Primary School.  

Location:  District: Marioriwawo

Farm Details

  • Area: 1.8 Hectares


Farm Issues

  • Heavy pest & disease infestation- Cocoa Pod Border,  VSD, Black Pod, and others.
  • Very basic farm practices applied.
  • Limited to no shade trees.
  • Cocoa trees are old, many require replacing.
  • Only very basic training.

Farm Productivity

  • Harvest 900 kg per year. 
  • Hasnul hopes to achieve 3 ton per month. 

* Photo of Hasnul and his wife Syamsiah

Farm History
  • Hasnul purchased the farm in 2007 and achieved good returns for some years.
  • Some of the trees had been side grafted in 2006 but most are low productivity hybrids.  

General Information
  • As farm productivity has declined the family now struggles to support themselves and educate their children. Hasnul and Syamsiah's daughter is able to go to University as the extended family pool money to pay for school fees. 
  • Syamsiah very much helps in the farm performing pruning, harvesting, drying and other farm related activities. 
* Photo of Hasnul's house

Program Active 2013
Hasnul's Needs: 
  In Field TrainingCompleted
  In Class Training  Completed
  Tall puning tool / poleCompleted
  Pruning ShearsCompleted
  Nylon StringCompleted
  Knapsack SprayerCompleted
  Tape MeasureCompleted
  Shovel  Completed
  Personal Safety EquipmentCompleted
  FertilizerIn Progress
  Pest Management MaterialsIn Progress
Seedlings (100)Completed
Shade (100+)Completed
Soil TestingCompleted
Program Active 2013
Syamsiah's Needs: 
Financial Mgmt TrainingWaiting
  Pruning ShearsCompleted
  Safety ShoesCompleted
  Food CarrierCompleted
  Water CarrierCompleted
  Carry BasketCompleted


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