For The Future Of Cocoa 

Farmer Sultan

Bio

Name: Sultan

Date of Birth: 1970

Family:  Wife: Nani. Children: Edil, 8 year old boy in primary school.

Location:  Liliriaja, Soppeng, South Sulawesi


Farm Details

  • Area: 0.70 Hectares in one plot.
  • The farm is on sloping land with fertile soil.
  • The cocoa is planted on a 3M x 3M pattern and 67 trees were side grafted about 3 years ago.
  • The farm requires shade trees planted as it is currently unshaded.


Farm Issues

  • Cocoa pod borer is the main pest and disease issues.
  • Only basic farm practices applied.
  • There are approximately 260 trees that are dead and require replacing (34% of the farm)


Farm Productivity  

  • Total harvest per year = +/- 400kg from 0.70 hectares (est. 571kg/ha)


    Photo of Sultan and his wife Nani outside their family home


    Photo of Sultan and Nani's family home.

    Farm History

    • The farm was passed to Syamsuddin from his parents.
    • Mella helps in the farm, particularly at harvest time in addition to managing the family home. 

     

    Needs Extra Sponsorship  
    Sultan's Needs:  
    Description    Status
    Training  
      In Field Training Completed
      In Class Training Completed
       
    Tools  
      Tall pruning tool / pole Completed
      Handsaw Completed
      Pruning Shears Completed
      Knapsack Sprayer Need Sponsor
      Personal Safety Equipment Need Sponsor
       
    Materials  
      Fertilizer Need Sponsor
      Pest Management Materials Need Sponsor
      Seedlings (260+/-) Need Sponsor
      Shade Need Sponsor
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    Waiting for Sponsorship  
    Nani's Needs:  
    Description Status
    Financial Mgmt Training Waiting
       
    Tools  
      Pruning Shears Waiting
      Gloves Waiting
      Safety Shoes Waiting
      Mask Waiting
      Food Carrier Waiting
      Water Carrier Waiting
      Wheelbarrow Waiting
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