Key task force programs agreed in Indonesia

GCP Indonesia to lead the Sustainability Standard and Geographical Indication task force

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On 10 May, SCOPI (Sustainable Coffee Platform of Indonesia) held a members working meeting in Jakarta.

The full-day workshop covered many topics. The platform’s 2017 overall work plan was presented and discussed, before participants moved on to discuss 4 task forces which focus on specific priority areas in the Indonesian coffee sector. The task forces focus on:

  1. Transfer technology and effective farmer’s organization
  2. Access to finance
  3. Access to agri-input
  4. Sustainability standard and geographical indication

Each task force submitted the program for 2017, including outcomes, timelines and budget indications.

It was agreed that GCP Indonesia will lead the sustainability standard and geographical indication task force and will also be a member of access to finance task force.

67 people took part in the meeting, including SCOPI’s members, representatives of national government (Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affair and Ministry of Agriculture) and province/district level government (Lampung, Pagaralam, Jambi, OKU Selatan, Malang, Bondowoso, and Papua), coffee researchers, NGOs, roasters, traders and farmers.

To find out more about the task force or get involved, please contact Wahyu Wibowo, Regional Manager Indonesia, at