Investment opportunity: Lower Sepik Integrated Forestry/Agriculture (Cocoa) Project


Cocoa tree in Papua New Guinea. Credit: RNZI

A resource company is seeking partnership with an interested investor to develop 50,000 hectares of fertile land for an integrated agro-forestry project.

Project proponent: Lower Sepik Resource Development Company

Project size/Investment value: US$500,000

Project description

Lower Sepik Resource Development Company (the project proponent) is made up eight villages along the lower Sepik River in East Sepik Province. All eight villages have agreed to utilise their 50,000 plus hectares of land for an integrated forestry and agriculture development project.

The project proponents prefer the establishment of a cocoa plantation accompanied by logging and downstream processing of harvested timbers to supply both the domestic and export markets.

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The subject land is fertile and suitable for agriculture and well situated with easy access to the public amenities including electricity, water, access road, etc.

Mr. Sebastian Aipa


Advertiser:  Investment Promotion Authority