BANDUNG – Government of West Java Province has distributed two millions coffee seeds to 130 coffee-farmer groups in vast area to improve this rising commodity. Next year it will be increased to five millions. “With high economic value, coffee can be main souce of income for farmers”, says Governor Ahmad Heriawan after official distribution event in Pakuan Building Bandung last Tuesday.
This seeds is handed-over to the first 11 district receiver, which are Kabupaten Bandung receiving 457.750 seeds, Bandung Barat (183.500), Garut (349.900), Tasikmalaya (112.500), Ciamis (52.000), Majalengka (111.250), Sumedang (428100), Subang (12.000), Cianjur (113.500), Sukabumi (84.800), dan Kabupaten Bogor (94.700). These seed has already certified. Thus would increases productivity, quality, and product competitiveness through better cultivation techniques. (dwi-29)