For The Future Of Cocoa 

Farmer Tenri

Bio

Name: Tenri

Date of Birth: 1967

Family: Wife: Sumiati

Location:  Lilirialu, Soppeng, Sulawesi Selatan



Farm Details

  • Area: 1.0 ha in two plots. Both the 0.7 ha plot and 0.3 ha plot are on flat land with good soil.
  • The cocoa is planted in a 3m x 3m pattern and was side grafted in 2010.
  • There is coconut tree shade provided.


Farm Issues

  • Cocoa pod borer and black pod are the biggest pest and disease issues.
  • Very basic farm practices applied.
  • Consistent application of good agricultural practices required together with appropriate soil management.


Farm Productivity

  • Total harvest per year = +/- 400 kg from this farm (est. 550kg/ha).
  • Tenri and Sumiati hopes to double the output of their farm.


    Photo of Tenri and Sumiati

    Farm History

    • Tenri's farm was given to him by his parents and side grafted in 2010 working together with the local farmer group.
    • Sumiati supports Tenri in the farm, particularly for harvesting,farm sanitation and post harvest processing.


    Photo of Tenri in front of his house.

     

    Program Active  2013
    Tenri'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 Completed
      Personal Safety Equipment Completed
       
    Materials  
      Fertilizer In Progress
      Pest Management Materials In Progress
      Shade Completed
       
    Waiting for Sponsorship  
    Sumiati'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
      Carry Basket Waiting
      Wheelbarrow Completed
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