Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Indonesia: PT Supreme Energy Rantau Dedap Geothermal Project Helps Local Business Women

Renewable Brew: Indonesian Geothermal Project Energizes Women Coffee Growers (Global Citizen)

Coffee farmers in matrilineal villages in a mountainous region of Indonesia are getting assistance from a geothermal energy company, which said it is helping them to grow, roast, and find global buyers for their beans.

Backed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), PT Supreme Energy Rantau Dedap has been supporting coffee growers in South Sumatra province while building a nearby geothermal power plant.

This month, the company began linking them with buyers including PT Fortunium, Rumah Kopi Ranin, and Indokom, which supply both the domestic and overseas markets, said company and ADB officials.

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