Tempo English Weekly


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…


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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Monday, November 06, 2017

Infrastructure for All

In contrast with his usually modest demeanor, President Joko Widodo touted the success of his administration in building infrastructure projects. While officially launching the Mandalika Special Economic Zone for Tourism in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on October 20, he said that the project was able to go forward thanks to a breakthrough of his doing. "Mandalika has been incomplete for 29 years due to the matter of securing the needed land," said Jokowi.