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A Glimpse Inside Your Cup of gayo

IN May, Gayo coffee became the first Indonesian product to receive the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status from the European Union. But increasing temperatures, carbon emissions and unreliable rainfall are affecting Gayo coffee’s yield, flavor and aroma. These detriments are unknown to most coffee lovers, but the Specialty Coffee Association…

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Local Cooperatives, Global Standards

Tana Gayo’s coffee farmers can speak fluently on international quality standards for coffee. Cooperatives are the backbone of Aceh’s coffee production.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Reclamation Project’s Dirty Deeds

Dozens of dump trucks crossed the bridge connecting Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) 1 and Island D in the Jakarta Bay on Sunday two weeks ago. The trucks were filled with dirt dug up from a construction site for an apartment building at PIK 1. The loads were used as landfill at several points on the man-made island.