Aiming to prepare Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve area to be able to compete and take advantages of current technology, the Industry and Trade Service dan FORCLIME conducted a discussion on 14 March 2020 in Palu, Central Sulawesi. Through the meeting participants shared their experiences as well as established marketing network. In addition to SMEs, which mostly on cocoa and coffee producers, the meeting also attended by representatives from the University of Tadulako as well as Rumah Cokelat, a local government window-shop for cocoa products.
During the meeting, participants agreed to develop a marketplace on the Lore Lindu Biosphere Reserve (LLBR) website, establish a central outlet for products from the SMEs, promoting LLBR on some exhibitions, preparing promotional materials in public places (such as airport, malls and hotels) as well as creating an attractive packaging for the products.
For more information, please contact:
Erus Rusyadi, Junior technical adviser
Ismet Khaeruddin, Coordinator Central Sulawesi province