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The Future of Coffee

The Future of Coffee



"The coffee has good future in economic and ecological term", said Dr. Sabam Malau in front of Research Council of North Sumatra. In economic value, around 400 millions of world citizens drink coffee and caffeinated beverages and foods. (Photo : NSCF Chairman Dr. Sabam Malau (white shirt) presented work paper titled “The Future of Coffee”.  The paper presentation took place in Meeting Hall of Research Institution of North Sumatra Government.  The attendees  were members of Research Council of North Sumatra as well as government officers)

Coffee are directly responsible for economy life of around 20 million families (60 million people) in the world. Alone in North Sumatra Province, coffee are responsible for lifes of around 800,000 citizens (appoximately 160,000 households). In ecological value, coffee farming can contribute to creating sustainable earth.

Those among others were said by Dr. Sabam Malau as Chairman of NSCF–North Sumatra Coffee Forum, through…

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters


Mountain has very good micro climate which is suitable for coffee growth. Pakpak Bharat Coffee is one of the best coffee in the world. The roasted bean has excellent smell/aroma, flavor, taste and ingredient. The local roasters say that roasting is a science and art.  It means, the roasters have science and art in order to be able to roast bean good.  

In the regency, the roasters roast coffee bean for certain purposes namely for the family consumption and or for sale. In the Regency,  there are several people work as roasters or entrepreneurs. They are energetic and open-minded people. Due to the signed MoU with the Pakpak Bharat goverment, NSCF will cooperate with the Government to develop coffee entrepreneurship. One of the impacts is to increase competitiveness. 


The entrepreneurs  can be a person or a small enterprise.  The enterprises hire roasters that are very skillful and experienced.  As roaster, she/he is paid good. She/he can be full time or par…

Coffee in Children's Perspectives

Coffee in Children's Perspectives

As I was doing CBB survey on the coffee farm belong to these children's grandfather, all these 4 children approached me looked at my eyes smiled at me questioned me
and argued me:

“Sir, what are you doing here in our grandfather’s coffee farm?” “What  do you count it for?" “Why does it happen?” “Where did those beetles come from?” “How did it reach our village?” 
"Will those beetles make my father poorer?"
"Sir, will you help our grandfather and father to overcome this problem?"
(I turned around because of tears in my eyes)


I admired these children because I know the wisdom : 
"Questioning is the mother of knowledge and science".

Let the children question ! Listen to the children ! Answer the children !
Prepare the children's future !

Children are the future of the world.  Kind regards,

Dr. Sabam Malau NSCF Chairman

Note:  (Grandfather (left), children (front), and NSCF Chairman Sabam Malau (behind).  Photo taken by Sabam Mala…