Tari Pori Launch 5-Year Agriculture Plan

The Tari Pori district launched its 5-Year Agriculture Plan yesterday in Port Moresby, and was withnessed by all key partners.


Tari Pori isthe first district to have a 5 year Agriculture Plan.

The plan aims to capture all existing and potential agriculture activities inthe district.


Astheir member and finance minister put itoTari Pori isthe epicenter of some key national mining and petroleum projects.


This plan aims to link Tari withthe mining projects of Mt. Kare and Pogera, andthe LNG Gas Project.


Its main objective is to encourage agriculture activities in order for people to take part in generating revenue fromthe non-renewable sector.


It intends to shiftthe focus of ordinary people fromthe non-renewable sector tothe renewable sector.


Minister Marape’said most timesthe people of Hela are referred to as landowners ofthe LNG projectobutthe fact is that only five per cent of will benefit fromthe royalties.


Togther withthe plan,the member has registered seven agriculture based corporative societies.


The plan will eventually mobilise farmers intothese corporative societies for them to own and drivethe plan.

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